DEKALB, Mo. - Billy D. Guinn, 85, of DeKalb, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in a St. Joseph health care center.

He was born Dec. 9, 1933, in DeKalb, son of the late Hazel and Auda Guinn.

He graduated from DeKalb High School and farmed all his life.

He enjoyed tractor pulls, garden tractor pulls, collecting antiques, and participating on the DeKalb Homecoming committee for many years.

He was a member of the DeKalb Christian Church.

Billy was preceded in death by: his parents; brother, Ronald Guinn Sr.

Survivors include: wife, Marilynn Guinn, of the home; daughters, Brooke (Jake) Baber, Kansas City, Missoruri, Michelle Oldham, Gilbert, Arizona, Cynthia (Brad) Delk, Laura, Ohio, Belinda (Davey) Farris, Dearborn, Missouri; and a son, Gene (Cindy) Guinn, Rushville, Missouri; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Gary (Barbara) Guinn, Atchison, Kansas; a sister, JoAnn Nanninga, Maryville, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services: 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Rupp Funeral Home, Rev. Bob Day, Pastor David Jordan officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, at the Rupp Funeral Home.

The Interment will be at the Westlawn Cemetery.

Memorials are requested to the DeKalb Christian Church Ladies service group.

Online condolence and obituary at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.