|Birth: ||Dec. 18, 1923|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 2012|
Avery Guinn Rasbury was born on December 18, 1923, in Fort Worth, Texas, to William Avery Rasbury and Annie Lee Lynn Rasbury. Guinn proudly served our country during World War II as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1941-1947, including serving in the Battle of Guadalcanal. On November 19, 1971, he married Linda Loo Baker in Las Vegas, Nevada. Once a Marine, always a Marine; Guinn was a member of the Marine Corps League and Life Member of the National Second Marine Division Association, Treasurer 32 years. He was also a Life Member of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Guinn served as President and Treasurer of the Woodlake Forest I Homeowner's Association, as well as the Treasurer of Champions Kids Camp, and was a co-founder of FLAS, Inc.
Guinn passed away on Monday, January 16, 2012, at the age of 88 years.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda Baker Rasbury; daughter, Sandra Kay Cleveland and her husband John; granddaughter, Jonnie Kay Cleveland-Hawkins and her husband John; sisters, Minnie Lee Morris and Alma Jean Walker; a host of nieces and nephews; and Godchildren, Paige Elizabeth Baker Hyatt and Gene Lee Rasbury, II.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2012, at the Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, in Katy, TX. A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2012, at the New Hope Presbyterian Church, in Katy, TX, with Rev. Bill Nash officiating, along with Rev. Dr. Belinda Windham and Rev. William Schulenberg assisting. Interment in Memorial Oaks Cemetery, with full military honors.
Those wishing to make memorial gifts may do so to the Second Marine Division Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 8180, Camp Lejeune, NC 28547-8180 or to the Champions Kids Camp, P.O. Box 630951, Houston, Texas 77263-0951.
The family wishes to give special thanks to Memorial Hermann Hospice for their loving care and support; especially Dr. Ana Leech. Special thanks also to Dr. William C. Franklin.
Published in Houston Chronicle from January 19 to January 20, 2012
Memorial Oaks Cemetery
Created by: Elaine
Record added: Jan 20, 2012
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