Guy Bilyeu Took The High Road

Monday, September 16, 2013
I was saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Guy Bilyeu.  A few years back I was handling the Animal Control Docket for the city of Chattanooga and Guy was the director of the Humane Society.  He was always a pleasure to work with - always respectful, caring, and accommodating, and always concerned for the rights of citizens and animals.
571428298950195px;">When McKamey took over the Animal Control for the city it would have been easy for Guy to have been upset because it took away some of the Humane Society's business.  Instead Guy took the high road and supported McKamey in many of its projects.  I believe he did so because of his love and dedication to the rights and welfare of the animals being sheltered.

But more importantly, Guy was just a nice person - a wonderful human being who left us far too soon.  I will miss him.

Judge Russell Bean

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