Leonard E. Dishman


Leonard E. Dishman, age 94, of Monticello, Ky., passed away
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Ky.
He was born March 9, 1925 in Monticello, Ky. the son of the late
Watt and Maudie Dishman.
He is survived by his wife-Della Dishman; three daughters-Anneda Guffey, Vickie Jo Bolin, and Ginger Hicks Upchurch; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren; two brothers-Greely and Powell Dishman; along with a host of family andfriends who mourn his passing.
He was preceded in death by one son-Donnie Eugene Dishman; one
daughter-Peggy Conwell; three brothers-Lloyd, Bruce, and Paul
Dishman; and four sisters-Mossie Kennedy, Evelyn Smith, Bonnie
McGinnis, and Nell Lowe.
A WWII Army Veteran, he served his country faithfully.
He continued his service by providing military funeral honors to other veterans for 28 years and was a member of the Wayne County
Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 29, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Amos Dishman and Bro. Jonathan Goley officiating. Burial was in the Elk Spring Cemetery.
Full military honors were performed by our local DAV Chapter 105 and Patriot Guard Riders.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, expressions of
sympathy take the form of donations to: Hospice of Lake Cumberland,
Gideon Memorial Bible Plan, or DAV Chapter 105.
Hicks-Vaughn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Published on May 7, 2019
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