Mr. Robert L. “Bob” Guess, Sr.
November 8, 1928 - July 26, 2019
Memorial services for Mr. Robert L. “Bob” Guess, Sr., 90, who died on July 26, 2019, will be conducted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Blackville United Methodist Church, 451-517 S. Boundary St., Blackville, SC 29817.
Mr. Guess was a native of Blackville, SC and a past member of Blackville United Methodist Church. He has made his home in Harlem, GA for the last six years. Prior to Harlem, he resided in Lincolnton, GA and North Augusta, SC. After graduating from Blackville High School, he attended Clemson University and Wofford College. He also served in the US Army. He retired from Dixie Electronics in 1985 with over 35 years of service. Mr. Guess and his wife opened and operated their own business, Dishman, Inc. until 1994. He enjoyed all lake activities, loved to hunt, work on cars, and tinker with electronics.
Mr. Guess is preceded in death by his parents, Annie Collins Guess and William Samuel Guess, Sr.; a brother, William S. “Buck” Guess, Jr.; and two sisters Sara Lee Gramling (Clarence) and Mae Davis (G.W.); and a brother-in-law, Archie L. Caughman.
Survivors include his wife Tanya A. Guess of thirty-six years. He leaves behind a daughter, Twila G. Kingsmore (Sam); two sons, Robert L. Guess, Jr. (Donna), and Craig W. Guess; a stepson, Robert H. Fields, Jr. (Emily); five grandchildren, Ashley Kingsmore Kern (Matt), Robbie Guess (Karson), Carolyn Barrett Guess, Whit Guess, and Lily Fields; two great grandchildren, Ellory and Corbin Kern; a sister, Martha Caughman; two sister-in-laws, Arie B. Guess and Gerline A. Hayes-Gray; a brother-in-law, Kenneth R. Akens. He also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to his Hospice team and to Harold and Janet Akens for your love and care during the final weeks.
The family will receive friends at 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm the day of the service at the church.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com. Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, Georgia 30909. 762-994-0311
Uncle Bob was a kind and generous man who will be missed by many.Karen Pardue - July 30 at 1:04 PM
Louise and I are saddened to hear about Bob. We are sorry for yawls loss. Praying for all of you in this sad time.Larry C. Rice - July 29 at 4:24 PM
Twila, Robert & Craig, I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. I am in London and won't be back for the service. I just wanted you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you. Would love to see y'all ! Fondly, Janet Simon HeinholdJanet Simon Heinhold - July 29 at 9:57 AM
Prayers for the love of your loss one.Cindy Chastain - July 28 at 7:32 AM