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Retired Staff Sgt. Vaughn Wayne (Duke) Guy

June 10, 1944 ~ May 30, 2022 (age 77)


Retired Staff Sgt. Vaughn Wayne (Duke) Guy of Raeford passed away on Monday, May 30, 2022, at the age of 77.

Mr. Guy was born in Philadelphia, PA on June 10, 1944, to the late Johnny B. Guy and Alvetia Mitchell Guy. He was preceded in death by his daughter Michaela Guy and eight siblings, Lawrence, Phillip, Gerald, David, Christopher, Kenny, Sheila, and Roxanne. He retired from the US Army in 1982 where he served proudly in Vietnam and was a survivor of the TET offense.  

He is survived by his wife of 40 Years Leonor (Lee) Guy of Raeford, NC, four children, James Krom and his wife Melanie of Andover, MN, Donna Betz of Newport News, VA, Robert Krom of Raeford, NC and Teresa Krom of Toms River, NJ, nine grandchildren, Pierre, Cierra, Giovanna, Emma, Mia, Noah, Isabel, Harvey Jr., and Richard, one great-granddaughter, Liliana, six siblings, Donald Guy of Berlin NJ, Martha Tyree of MD, Beetle Guy and his wife Sarah of Berlin, NJ, Roberta Strickland of Voorhees, NJ, Sylvia Guy of Philadelphia, PA, and Dale Guy of Wilmington, NC. Many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 until 4:00 pm Monday, June 6, 2022, at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Avenue, Raeford, NC

Funeral Services will follow at 4:00 pm at the Funeral Home.

Burial will be at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at the Sandhills Veterans Cemetery, 8220 Bragg Blvd, Ft. Bragg, NC with full military honors.

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June 6, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Crumpler Funeral Home
131 Harris Avenue
Raeford, NC 28376

Funeral Service
June 6, 2022

4:00 PM
Crumpler Funeral Home
131 Harris Avenue
Raeford, NC 28376

June 7, 2022

12:00 PM
Sandhills State Veteran's Cemetery
8220 Bragg Blvd.
Spring Lake, NC 28390

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