Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Wiley Guest and Esther Guest Perry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Don Guest. Wymer was a 32nd degree Mason and was past Master of the Leroy Duncan Lodge No. 262, F & AM Masonic Lodge, Atlanta, GA. He enjoyed ginseng hunting, fishing, ruby mining, guitar playing and gardening.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Geneva Phillips Guest; three children, Donna Ledford and husband Joseph and Kim Ferrell both of Franklin and Teresa Francisco and husband Ted of Knoxville, TN; eight grandchildren, Amanda, Brandon, Samuel, Dustin, Ryan, Trey, Keesta, Benjamin and Isabella; five great grandchildren; two nieces and one nephew.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 3, in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Rev. David Lee Williams will officiate. Burial will be in the Watauga Baptist Church Cemetery with graveside rites conducted by the Junaluskee Masonic Lodge No. 145.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, July 2, at Macon Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Dustin Waldroop, Trey Ferrell, Joseph Ledford, Brandon Angel, Ted Francisco and E.J. Ramsey.
Memorial donations can be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.
Online condolence can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.