Paul Elden Guess

GUESS, Paul Elden, 80, of Countryside Drive, Carrollton, died Tuesday evening July 23, 2013, at his home.

Born Jan. 30,1933, in Carrollton, Ohio, he was a son of the late Theodore and Florence Staley Guess.

Paul was a businessman, developer, and avid promoter of Carrollton. He owned and operated Guess Motors in Carrollton along with the Carrollton Ponderosa Restaurant, and was a developer of homes in the village of Carrollton as well as an original investor in the Days Inn Hotel of Carrollton. He had served in the United States Air Force.

He was a member of the Church of Christ Christian Disciples of Carrollton where he had served as an elder, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Carrollton Rotary and the Carrollton Kiwanis. Also the National Association of Auto Dealers,and the Early Ford V-8 Club.

Paul is survived by his wife, the former Vivian Simmons; son, Mike (Jean) Guess of Carrollton; one daughter, Kathy (Scott) Carson of Canton; five grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; one sister, Shirley (Charles) James of Carrollton.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Church of Christ Christian Disciples on Moody Ave. Carrollton with Rev. Dr. Michael Doak officiating. Burial will follow in the Westview Cemetery, at Carrollton.

Visitation will be Friday evening from 4-8 p.m. in the church.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Paul’s memory to either the Church of Christ Christian Disciples, 353 Moody Ave., Carrollton, Ohio 44615 or Aultman Hospice 2821 Woodlawn Ave. NW Canton, Ohio 44708.

Paul’s services were under the care and guidance of the Sweeney- Dodds Funeral Home, at Carrollton.