E. C. Guthrie, 72, of Paducah, KY passed away at 2:31 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Western Baptist Hospital. He was born in Graves County, KY. E. C. was a successful Entrepreneur owning several different companies. He was a 1957 graduate of Sedalia High School where he played basketball. E. C. was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his sons, Michael Guthrie and wife Christie of Kevil, KY and Craig Guthrie of Paducah, KY; brothers, Howard Guthrie of Dyersburg, TN, Gilliam Guthrie of Mayfield, KY, Larry Guthrie of Sharpe, KY; grandchildren, Clay Guthrie, Kaitlyn Guthrie, Mitchell Guthrie and several nieces and nephews.
E. C. was preceded in death by his wife, Jianna McClure Guthrie and one brother, Harold “Sonny” Guthrie. His parents were E. C. Guthrie, Sr. and Annie Moefield Guthrie Rodgers.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at the Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Keith Tilford officiating. Burial will follow in the Maplelawn Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Milner and Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Dream Factory, P. O. Box 2333, Paducah, KY 42002-2333.
You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.