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William "Bill" Austin Guthrie

September 4, 1932 ~ February 13, 2020 (age 87)

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William “Bill” Austin Guthrie, 87, of Harkers Island, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at his home.

Bill served in the US Coast Guard. He worked as an Aircraft Inspector for the Civil Service aboard Cherry Point and retired with over 32 years of service.  Bill had a love for the water, commercial fishing, and boat building.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday at the Harkers Island Pentecostal Holiness Church with Pastor Dell Murphy and Pastor Manley Rose officiating.  Burial will follow at Vergie Mae Cemetery. 

He is survived by his daughter, Sharon K. Guthrie of Straits; son, Karey Guthrie of Otway; daughter, Andrea Guthrie Brigman and husband, David of Newport; son, Steven Scott Guthrie and wife, Kristy of Beaufort; five grandchildren, Kayley Willis of Beaufort; Kari Guthrie of Wilmington; Austin Brigman of Newport; Andrew Guthrie of Otway; Anthony Guthrie of Otway; three brothers, Jerry Guthrie of Harkers Island; Andrew Brian Guthrie and wife, Marena of Harkers Island; Sherman Guthrie of La Grange.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Edith Guthrie; and his of wife of 52 years, Betsy Emory Guthrie.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 Saturday at the Chruch.

Condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at www.noefs.org

Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC

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February 15, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Harkers Island Pentecostal Holiness Church
803 Island Road
Harkers Island, NC 28531

Funeral Service
February 16, 2020

2:00 PM
Harkers Island Pentecostal Holiness Church
803 Island Road
Harkers Island, NC 28531

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