John Phillip Guyant passed away May 19, 2019 with family by his side. Born in Springfield, Missouri on Sept 1, 1938, John was the son of John L Guyant & Helen M (Harman). He attended Southwest High School in Kansas City, then University of Kansas. John served four years in the USAF. He met his wife of 57 years, Mary A Etter in Indianapolis, where together they raised four children. John had a passion for piloting Cessna and Piper aircraft; he frequently took his family on rides in the air. He was also a flight instructor. After retirement, John moved to Warrenton, Virginia, where he enjoyed volunteering to include at the Overlook nursing home, traveling, and being an active member of St John the Evangelist Catholic Church. He was a 4th degree Knight of Columbus.
John is survived by his wife, Mary, Brother Jack, and children Michael Guyant, Susan Knippenberg (Dan), John Guyant (Charlotte), and Nancy Verde (Nick). He is also survived by grandchildren Luke Guyant (Lydia), Maria Guyant Osborn (John), Sophia Guyant, Julia Guyant, Conrad Guyant, Jennifer Knippenberg, Kevin Knippenberg, Alexander Delaet, and great grandson, John James Osborn. John will be remembered as a loving brother, father, grandfather, & great grandfather with a wonderful sense of humor.
The family will receive visitors at Moser Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 22, from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St John’s Catholic Church, 271 Winchester St. Warrenton, Virginia, on Thursday 11:00 AM, with final burial service at Bright View Cemetery, Warrenton. A reception will follow in St John's Mercy Hall.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that tribute donations be made to St John the Evangelist Catholic Church or Heartland Hospice of Warrenton.
Online condolences may be made at www.moserfuneralhome.com.