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Ray E. Dishman, was born in the Slickford community of Wayne County,
September 22, 1925 the son of the late Obie Fount and Fleetie Owens
Dishman. He passed away Monday, June 13, 2016 at the Golden Years
Nursing Home reaching an age of 90 years.
On March 7, 1947 he united in marriage with Beatrice McGinnis
Dishman who survives.
To this 69-year union four sons survive—Dan (Ida), Frank (Linda),
Menvil (Susan), and David Dishman.
Also surviving are eight grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, 20
great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; one sister—
Della Dishman; and two brothers—Roger and Amos Dishman.
He is preceded in death by his sisters—Alice Dishman, Ada Mae Soard;
and brother—Harlan Dishman.
He worked for several years in telephone line construction and
retired from the Belden Wire and Cable Company.
More importantly he was a lifelong member of the Old Union Separate
Baptist Church where he served as deacon for over 50 years.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Old
Union Separate Baptist Church with Bro. Richie Curtis, Bro. Matthew
Dalton and Bro. Amos Dishman officiating. Burial was in the Morgan
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on June 28, 2016
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