Harry  Dishon


Harry W. Dishon, 96, Kokomo, passed away at 11:02 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at St. Vincent of Kokomo.
He was born on June 10, 1919, in Tipton County, to William B. and Martha S. (Wray) Dishon. On Aug. 23, 1953, Harry married Catherine Eller and she passed away on Sept. 11, 1969; and married Joan E. Rice on June 15, 1981, and she passed away on Jan. 21, 2016.
Harry was a graduate of Carrollton High School and was a Tech Sergeant in the United States Army as a medic during World War II. He was the previous owner of Spring Valley Trout Farm, a Dixon Dealer and spent most of his life as a farmer/seed men. Harry was a lifetime member of the VFW post 1152, was a blood donor of at least 10 gallons of blood, member of Russiaville Community Church. He loved to walleye fish and had a deep faith in God.
Survivors include daughter Donna Kay (Randy) Johnson; two grandchildren, Dan (Angie) Sanders, Kristie Sanders-Barton; and three great-grandchildren, Lesley Barton, Sierra Sanders and Devyn Sanders.
Harry was preceded in death by parents, William and Martha Dishon; wives, Catherine Dishon and Joan Dishon; daughter Janet Sue Dishon-Sanders; three brothers, Grover, Walter and Luther; one sister, Mary Williams; one great-grandson, Kristopher Barton.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Golden Living Center-Sycamore Village and St. Vincent of Kokomo second floor the medical unit.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with Pastors Bill Martin and Jim Bontrager officiating. Burial will follow at South Union Cemetery with military honors.
Friends may visit with the family from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kokomo VFW or to Pals for Paws.
Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.
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