He was born June 10, 1944 in Russell County to the late William & Rittie Dykes Guffey.
Arlis was a Veteran of US Army who served as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne division. He owned and operated Valley Scale, LLC in Clarksville, Indiana, from 1977 to 2012.
wife of 47 years, Marianne Guffey, Louisville
3 children: Christopher Lynn (Ashleigh Ann) Guffey, Louisville; Matthew Scott (Polly Lynn) Guffey, Prospect, Ky; Sarah Elizabeth (Emily Nicole) Guffey, Denver, CO
7 grandchildren: Samuel Christian, Madison Paige, Jack Thomas, Noah Scott, Caroline Grace, Brooks Alexander, Lila June
6 brothers: Ramson Guffey, Jamestown; Bennie Joe Guffey, Alabama; Billy Robert Guffey, Louisville; Jimmy Rogers Guffey, Russell Springs; Daryl Eugene Guffey, Tn; Ricky Lawrence Guffey, Simponsville, Ky.
3 sisters: Myrtle Emily Guffey, Jamestown, Ky;Edna Doris Hilbert, CA; Virginia Kay Mena, TN
Preceded in death by a sister: Hadus Geraldine Guffey
Funeral service for Arlis MacArthur Guffey will be 1 PM. Sunday, November 6, 2015 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel.
Visitation after 6 PM. Saturday and 12 Noon on Sunday.
Burial in the Guffey Family Cemetery with full military honors by the Russell County Honor Guard.
Active Pallbearers: Chris Guffey, Samuel Guffey, Matthew Guffey, Jeremy Logsdon, Brad Guffey, Rick Guffey
Honorary Pallbearers: Jack Thomas Guffey, Noah Scott Guffey, Jack Hilbert, Ryan Hilbert
Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.