John H. Guest, 76, of Litchfield, died at 5:23 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, at Hillsboro Rehabilitation and Health in Hillsboro.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at the funeral home, with Rev. Jon Magnuson officiaing. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Litchfield. Plummer Funeral and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Guest was born in Abilene, TX, on Aug. 31, 1946, the son of Lloyd and Emma L. (Kilbourn) Guest. He married the former Linda Lea Sevier; they were divorced. He married the former Mary Lou Randle in 1972, and they divorced in 1990.
Mr. Guest served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, stationed in Germany as a cook. He worked for Worksaver, Wal-Mart and did lawn work. Mr. Guest was a member of VFW Post #3912. In his spare time, he enjoyed working on cars, hunting, fishing and visiting friends.
Mr. Guest is survived by three sons, Michael (Erica) Guest, Mark Guest and Marty Guest, all of Litchfield; three daughters, Michelle Guest and Terri Hill, both of CA, and Savannah (Mark) Holthaus of Oconee; four bonus children, Joshua Mehlberg, Danny Emerson and Nathan Emerson, all of Pana, and Brian Emerson of AZ; 20 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three siblings, Joe Guest, Ann Mobley and Marshall Guest; and four great-grandchildren, Garrett Barnes, Nicholas McMaster, and Keith and Eliana Emerson.
Condolences may be left online at www.plummerfuneralservices.com.