Paul "Buddy" L. Guthrie
Paul "Buddy" L. Guthrie
February 25, 1947 - March 31, 2021


Paul L. “Buddy” Guthrie, 74, of Bostwick went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 unexpectedly at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka. Buddy was born at Glendale Hospital in Palatka and had been a lifelong resident of Bostwick. He attended the Palatka Senior High School. In 1994 Buddy had founded Exteriors Plus Inc., which he has turned over to his son, David. He was a lifetime member of Decoy Baptist Church. Buddy loved the outdoors, gardening, fishing, hunting, working and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He was a wonderful husband, father, son, brother and papa. He was well loved and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude Allen Guthrie, Sr. and Thelma Nettles Guthrie; four brothers and sisters, Delma Ovedia Campbell, Warren Dewayne “Dink” Guthrie, Keith Douglas “Putch” Guthrie and Mary Sue Hunter.

Surviving are his wife of 26 years, Judy Guthrie of Bostwick; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Donna Guthrie of Bostwick; a daughter and son-in-law, Leah “Susie” Johnson and Kenny of Bostwick; two step children and spouse, Dana and Glen English of St. Augustine and Danny Griffis of St. Augustine; two brothers, Claude Allan “Tom” Guthrie, Jr. of Palatka and Dewey Hugh “Audie” Guthrie of Bostwick; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Danny Scott, John David Guthrie, Jesse Ward, Seth and Kelly English, Danielle DiGregorio, Madison Griffis, Lane Griffis, MyKayla “K.K.” Johnson, Brayden Scott, Scarlett DiGregorio, Sadie DiGregorio, Kennedy English and Bethany English and many much loved nieces, nephews and special friends.

Funeral services will be 12:00 pm Monday, April 5, 2021 at Decoy Baptist Church with Pastor Barry Mathis officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in Decoy Cemetery.

Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial gifts in memory of Buddy may be made to Decoy Baptist Church, 671 Decoy Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in his online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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