Jonathan Guy


Wednesday Dec. 16th 3:30pm (central)


Tue. 15th 11:00am to 9:00pm (central) Wed. 16th 11:00am to 3:30pm (central)

Obituary of Jonathan Eugene Guy

Mr. Jonathan Eugene Guy, age 53, passed away Thursday December 10, 2020 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Jonathan was born May 7, 1967 in Akron, Ohio to the late Gilbert Eugene and Ella Jean Sparkman Guy.  Jonathon attended the North Terrace Church of Christ in Chattanooga.

Jonathon had a multitude of friends and interests. He was a photographer and member of the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, photographer for Tri-County Volunteer Fire Department and volunteered with Chattanooga/Hamilton County Rescue, to name a few.  He was affectionately known to his friends as “Tater”.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Mal and Bernie Sparkman and fraternal grandparents Clyde and Opal Guy and special loving Aunt Clydene Guy Roberts.

Jonathan is survived by cousin; Jamie (Danny) Simmons and her children; Cody (Kendall) Simmons, Colton (Lavetta) Simmons, Cierston Seamons and Titus (Jamie) Simmons, grand cousins; Dawson, Lucas, Kiley, Kailynn, Mayah, Jase, coming soon Colt, Raylon, Rynn and Remy. A large extended family also survives.  Special friends Josh Dover, Robert Duncan, brothers and sisters in Chattanooga/Hamilton County Public Safety Personnel.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday December 16, 2020 at 3:30pm (central) at Layne Funeral Home in Spencer with Bro. Gene Brock officiating and Sean Krause reading the obituary and personal thoughts of Jonathan.  Burial will follow in the Spencer Town Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday 11:00 am to 9:00 pm (central) and Wednesday 11:00 am to 3:30 pm (central).  

Send condolences to the family at

Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements. (931) 946-4444.


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