William T. Guthrie, age 70, passed away on Saturday January 9, 2016 surrounded by his family at Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain in Marietta, Georgia. He was born in Pineville, Kentucky to Mary Guthrie (Montgomery) and Chilton Guthrie. He spent a large part of his youth learning and teaching aviation. William served in the Unites States Army from 1964 to 1967. He married Janice Bird in Norcross, GA on March 23, 1982. Together they had four children – Katherine, Laura, Stuart and Audrey. He had a passion for racecars and airplanes. He was a devoted and proud grandfather of his granddaughter Taylor. Memorial services will be held at St. Michael’s the Archangel in Woodstock at 11:00 am on January 27, 2016 followed by his burial at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton at 1:30 pm. In lieu of flowers William’s family asks you to consider making a donation to a cancer research organization.website.