Funeral Is Sunday For Polk County Truck Driver Killed In I-75 Wreck

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Funeral services will be Sunday for a Polk County truck driver killed in a wreck on I-75 in Catoosa County, Ga., on Wednesday.

Gene Guinn, 61, of Delano, Tn., died after the tractor-trailer he was driving slammed into the rear of another large truck that had slowed down to enter a weigh station.

The victim was a 1969 graduate of Polk County High School.

 He attended Chestuee Baptist Church.

Mr. Guinn leaves behind his wife, Judy Goins Guinn of Delano; daughter, Tracy Rose of Ocoee; son, Tim Rose of Delano; sister, Harriett Maynor and husband, Johnny of Benton; two nieces, Johnna and Raegan.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. on Sunday in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Gary Moats officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. on Monday at Benton Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday at the Higgins Funeral Home which has charge of the arrangements.

The family requests that memorials be made to Chestuee Baptist Church, 1444 Athens Rd, Calhoun, TN 37309.

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