Farming Rural 08

James G. "Gary" Guinn

October 6, 1954 ~ December 15, 2021 (age 67)


JAMES G. “GARY” GUINN, 67 of South Pittsburg, TN, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.  Gary was born on October 6, 1954, to James Guinn and Betty Phillips Guinn.  He worked at Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for thirty-three years.  Gary loved farming and operating heavy farming equipment.  He never met a stranger, was kind to every person he met and loved seeing others smile and laugh at his jokes.  He had a giving heart and loved to help others in need.  Gary loved spending time with his family for whom he loved greatly.

He is preceded in death by parents, James Guinn and Betty Phillips Guinn.

Gary leaves his memories to his sister, Teresa Guinn; Uncle J.B. Jones; and several close cousins and friends.

The family will have visitation on Friday, December 17, 2021, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm CST at Tate Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, December 17, 2021, at 3:30 pm CST at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens in Jasper, TN with Pastor Kevin Rummage officiating the service.

Pallbearers are Jerry McCuiston, Bill Thomas, Charles Haynes, and Richard Kirk.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC., 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN  37347, 423-942-9500.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James G. "Gary" Guinn, please visit our floral store.


December 17, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Graveside Service
December 17, 2021

3:30 PM
Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens
3076 Main Street
Jasper, TN 37347

© 2022 Tate Funeral Home, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy