SEBRING, Ohio – Daniel “Danny” Leigh Guy, 54, of Sebring passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
Danny was born in Alliance on February 14, 1963 the son of the late Kenneth and Carol Guy.
He was a graduate of Sebring Mckinley High School and continued on to further his education and went to the Police Academy.
Danny was a 29 year member of the Sebring Masonic Lodge.
He was known to everyone in the Sebring Community and touched so many people. He will always be remembered for riding his bike through town and staying connected to his family and friends.
Danny worked for the Village of Sebring Police Department for 33 years. Through his career as a police officer for Sebring he earned the Ready Medal in September of 2013 for 26 years of service; Triumphant Medal-Officer of the Year in 2016 and the Legion of Honor Medal with Gold Oak Leaf in 2017. Danny had a love for children and he took it upon himself to be there for the students of Sebring. The kids looked forward to seeing Officer Guy when they arrived and left the school each day. He had a passion for what he did and he served his community to the fullest by running the Community Improvement Program; being the Evidence and Juvenile Officer. He was a true hero to the Sebring Community.
Danny is survived by three sons, Justin Guy of Salem, Stefan Guy of Beloit and Seth Guy of Sebring; Amy Guy of Sebring; two sisters, Melissa Rainier of Alliance and Elizabeth Zeppernick of Sebring and two grandchildren, Kimber and Khaleesi Guy.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Tana.
Private family services were held.
A celebration of Danny’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Sebring McKinley High School.
In lieu of flowers the family asks you make donations to Sebring Local Schools: Safety Fund, 510 N. 14th Street, Sebring Ohio 44672 in Danny’s honor.
The family asks you to visit www.grfuneralhome.com to share your memories of Danny. Services are entrusted to Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, 126 W. Vermont Avenue, Sebring, Ohio 44672. 330-938-2526
A television tribute will air Friday, January 12 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.