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Winn Funeral Home Chapel
Tuesday June 9th, 2015
9:00am - 1:00pm

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James w. Dishman

James W. (Jimmy) Dishman, age 81, of the Monroe Community, passed away Friday, June 05, 2015,  at V.A. Medical Center in Louisville Kentucky.  He was a native of Hart County, a retired farmer, a U.S. Army Veteran where he served as a machine gunner from 1955-1956 in Germany, a long time member of the Monroe Cumberland Presbyterian Church and most recently a member of Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Preceded in death by parents, Harry T. Dishman and Ima Williams Dishman, and one brother-in-law, Stanley Crump.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Doris June Overfelt Dishman, one daughter, Tonya Dishman, grandson, Christian Dishman, all of Monroe, one sister, Claudia Crump, New Albany, Indiana, one brother-in-law, Buddy Overfelt and wife, Shirley,  of Monroe, one nephew, Shane Overfelt and wife, Missy, of Glasgow, and also know as "Big Daddy" to Linda Colvin and Melaine Stinson  and was a special friend to everyone.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 09, 2015, in the Chapel of Winn Funeral Home and burial in the Dishman Family Cemetery with full military honors by Glasgow D.A.V. #20.

Visitation at Winn Funeral Home on Monday from 4:30 - 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. untill 1:00 p.m. the time of service.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of contributions to Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church for sanctuary Bibles.

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It was my sacred honor to spend time with Jimmy almost daily after his admission to the Hospice Unit at the VA. He and I imagined that he was on the farm, taking in the sounds and smells. And the best part was...he had no chores to do!

Your family continues to be in my thoughts and prayers.

Peggy Foley - VA Hospice Volunteer Jun 10 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about jimmy, prayers going out for all of you! I always enjoyed being in your home, and our talks! thanks for being so nice to me! I think about you all often!

Charlene Withrow Jun 8 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. He was always such fun when I came for his visits. It was an honor to have been his home health nurse!

Karen Pruitt Jun 8 2015 12:00 AM

June, Tonya, and Christian    Your loss is so hard to imagine and we are so sorry. God bless you all.  The Shockley's

Mike, Nancy, and Michael Shockley Jun 7 2015 12:00 AM

Mr. Dishman (Big Daddy) was a fun and loving man to be around. We will miss his stories and laughter.  Our thoughts and prayers are with June, Tonya and Christian.

Elaine Stirling and Lynn Moffett Jun 7 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to here about jimmy passing he was a great guy.

charley sims Jun 6 2015 12:00 AM