Chad L. Guffey, 41, of Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Ottumwa, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee, Fla.
Chad was born on Oct. 1, 1972.
He is survived by his mother, Virginia (Don) Guffey Schiedel of Fairfield; his step-father, Michael L. Baxter Sr. of Ottumwa; a sister, Lacy (James) Essary and children, Clayton, Spencer, Ayren and Tyler of Richland; three brothers, Shawn (Melanie) Paulk and children Dylan and Sydney of Ottumwa, Michael (Melissa) Baxter, Jr., and children Taytem and Alora of Ottumwa and Jon Paul Baxter of Ottumwa.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Edith (Leopard) Guffey.
Graveside memorial services will be held at a later date at the Crossroads Cemetery near Promise City.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made out to the family of Chad L. Guffey and may be given to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa 52544.
Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.