Guy J. Angel

Dec 28, 2013

Waynesville — “Caring Educator, Minister”

Waynesville-Guy J. Angel, 82, passed away Dec. 27, 2013, surrounded by his family.

Guy was born in Madison County on March 18, 1931, to the late Ben and Zona Wilson Angel. He enjoyed farming, working with wood and especially spending time with his granddaughters. Guy taught agriculture for 39 years at Spring Creek, Crabtree and Waynesville Junior High Schools. He was past president of the North Carolina Association of Educators and past president of the North Carolina Agriculture Teachers Association.

Guy was a member of The Gideons International for over 34 years and served on the State Gideons Cabinet for 12 years. He also faithfully worked with the Haywood County Jail Ministry for over 17 years.

In addition to his parents, Guy was preceded in death by his daughter, Marie Sue Angel.

Guy is survived by his wife of 56 years, Anna Jean Angel; his son, David and his wife Sue; his brother, Gay Angel and his wife Polly; his sister, Fay Galloway and her husband Conley; and his two granddaughters, Elizabeth and Lian Angel.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Lake Junaluska First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Huey officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at Garrett Funerals and Cremations, and at other times at the residence of David and Sue Angel.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International at PO Box 634 Waynesville, NC  28786.

The family would like to offer a word of thanks to Medwest Hospice and to the nurses and staff at Haywood Lodge.

Garrett Funerals and Cremations is caring for the Angel family. www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com

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