A Seasoned Cyclist Dies After A Cyclocross Race

A seasoned cyclist and racer- Guy Nethery (forty-seven year old) died after the Cyclocross race which was held in Texas (Webberville) got over. After the race finished on Saturday (18th of October, 2014), Guy rode away and collapsed without any particular medical cause. A passerby noticed him and contacted the race officials. CPR was given to Guy moments after he collapsed.
Spectators and fellow racers stayed near Guy until the emergency services crew arrived at the scene. He was rushed into a nearby hospital by the EMT crew. Later, on Saturday afternoon it was confirmed that Guy Nethery was dead.
Cycling has obviously suffered the loss of such a remarkable cyclist. But the loss has been felt more dearly by the local cycling community of Texas.
TXCX Coordinator and friend of Guy- Joe Doyle said that that Guy was a racer who used to be friendly to everyone and respected everyone equally. Guy also used to participate in Andrew Willis’ The Driveway Series. According to Doyle, Guy loved riding and racing. But above all he loved his family.
Guy Nethery leaves behind his wife (Denise Nethery) and three daughters namely- Chloe, Phoebe and Dylan Nethery.
Details in relation to the medical cause or illness that led to Guy Nethery’s death will be revealed later.
The Visitation is going to take place on 22nd of October, 2014 (Wednesday) from six o’clock to eight o’clock in the evening at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life Services is also going to take place in the same funeral home on 23rd of October, 2014 (Thursday) at two o’clock in the afternoon.
A fund raiser campaign has been started by Rick Weinberg for the education of the three daughters’ of Guy Nethery. The funds collected will be transmitted to the 529 education accounts of the girls after the campaign is over.