Guy D. Beaumont Sr.

Published 3:42 pm Friday, November 5, 2010

Guy D. Beaumont Sr. of Tryon Estates, Columbus, died on October 30, 2010. He was born on November 5, 1915 in Queens Bay, B.C., Canada. He grew up in Wisconsin and as an adult lived in New York, Connecticut and South Carolina. He and his wife, Eve, retired to Tryon in 1986, where they lived until moving to Tryon Estates.

After a career in sales, he retired in 1981 from a New York City career in communications and public relations, an original Mad Man.

He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army Ordnance Department.

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Guy was a faithful and active member of Tryon United Methodist Church.

He was also an ardent wayfarer, curler, public speaker, inventor and traveler.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 69 years, Eve, are four children, a son-in-law, granddaughter, brother and his wife, sister and numerous nieces and nephews.

A family memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 5, his 95th birthday, at the church, conducted by Phillip Hurst, pastor.

A memorial service will be held at Tryon Estates on Dec. 4, 2010 at 10 a.m.