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Alfred (Sonny) F. Guard II

March 19, 1945 — February 26, 2022

Alfred (Sonny) F. Guard II

Alfred F. (Sonny) Guard, II, age 76 of White Pine, TN passed away Saturday, February 26, 2022, at the James H. Quillen VA Hospital in Mountain Home, TN after a brief illness. Mr. Guard was born March 19, 1945 in Winchester, VA; the son of the late Alfred F. (Pat) Guard and Evelyn Cayton Guard. Alfred was a U.S. Army veteran, serving his country from 1964-1973. His service included three and half tours in Vietnam where he received two Purple Hearts and Bronze Star. After leaving the Army he was a long-haul trucker, delivering produce and making friends all across America before settling down in Greeneville, TN. Always the working man, at the time of his death he not only was employed at Sims Tractor in Sevierville, but also as a Deputy for the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office and as a Handgun Carry Permit Class Instructor at Swango’s Precision Firearms in Whitesburg. He is survived by his loving daughter, Ashley Guard and fiance’, Terry Underwood, her mother/his friend Wilma Guard, sister, Carol Guard (Dale) Fogle, his nieces, Caisee Fogle and fiance’, Joe Jackson and Debbie Ebersole (Rob) Amick; and longtime companion, Mary Jane Ball Carter and her son, Dustin Carter. He will Lie in State between the hours of 5-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Farrar Funeral Home in White Pine, TN. A Military Graveside Service will be held on Friday, March 4, 2022, at 1:00 p.m., Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mountain Home, TN. In Lieu of Flowers, the family has requested a memorial donation be made to VFW Post 5266, P.O. Box 1756, Morristown, TN 37816. Farrar Funeral Home strongly encourages all CDC guidelines be followed, including the use of face masks.

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Past Services

Body to Lie in State

Thursday, March 3, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Farrar Funeral Home - White Pine

1806 Main St, White Pine, TN 37890

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Military Graveside Service

Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm

Mountain Home National Cemetery

215 Heroes Drive, Johnson City, TN 37684

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