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Eddie Lee Guess

May 28, 1958 — April 18, 2017

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Eddie Lee Guess, 58, of Smithland passed away at 4:00am on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Mr. Guess was a locomotive mechanic at Progress Rail in Mayfield and owner of Eddie’s Chevron in Smithland. He was also a member of Second Baptist Church in Smithland. He was a local motorist and loved drag racing and the love of his friends and family.

Surviving is his wife of 32 years, Kay Guess of Smithland; one daughter, Addie Marie Guess of Smithland and future son-in-law, Dean Hackney; one sister, Debbie Guess of Calvert City; and his two dogs, Scrappy and Trudy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Willaus Guess and Lila Crouch Guess.

Memorial services will be at 3:00pm on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Smithland Second Baptist Church with the Rev. Fred Lowrance officiating.

Friends may visit the family from 11:00am to service hour on Saturday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the American Heart Association.

Online condolences may be left at

Smith Funeral Chapel in Smithland is in charge of arrangements.

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