Keith (Rusty) Warren Guernsey

1949 ~ 2022


Day Viewing

9119 South 1300 East
Aug 9, 2022 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Funeral Service

9119 South 1300 East, Sandy
Aug 9, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Keith (Rusty) Warren Guernsey, 73 of Sandy, UT passed away unexpectedly on August 3, 2022, and returned to his Heavenly Father.

Rusty was born on February 9th, 1949 in San Diego, CA, to his parents, Dale Oren and Geraldine Fish Guernsey. He spent his early years in CA and the remainder of his youth in Bellingham, WA, where he attended Bellingham High School and became a member of the golf team, which earned him an athletic scholarship to Seattle University. During his first year of attendance, he was recruited to join the Brigham Young University golf team. In 1971 he won the Utah Amateur Golf Championship . He was on the PGA tour 1976 and 1977. He went on to work at many golf courses in Utah and Wyoming. He then joined the United States Postal Service in 1999 and worked there for the rest of his life.

Rusty had a life long love of golf and bowling that brought him great joy and countless friendships. He also enjoyed being an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints, where he held various callings.

Rusty is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sandra Plewe Guernsey; daughter and son-in-law Heather and Jeremy Bodine; son and daughter-in-law John and Pam Guernsey; son David Guernsey; son Michael Guernsey; sister Renee Guernsey; grandchildren Rebecca, Hunter, Amanda, and Cheyenne. He was preceded in death by his parents Dale and Geraldine Guernsey.

Funeral Services will be held on August 9, 2022 at the Stake Center, 9119 South 1300 East, Sandy, UT 84093. A viewing will be held prior to services, from 9:30 am to 10:45 am. Services will begin at 11:00 am. Interment to follow services at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East Dimple Dell Road (10600 S.), Sandy, UT 84092.