Byron G. Ishman

GRAY COURT, S.C. – Byron Gary Ishman, 72, formerly of North Bloomfield, died Friday, March 29, 2013, in the Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, S.C.

He was retired from KraftMaid of Middlefield.

Mr. Ishman was a lifetime member of Moose International and was a NRA member.

Surviving are a son, Gary Ishman (Shari Kiss) of Andover; a daughter, Kim McDonald of Gray Court, S.C.; two brothers, Jerry Ishman of New York and Nelson Ishman of Pennsylvania; a sister, Betty Dilts of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, Benjamin (Jen) Ishman, Nicholas (Carrie) Ishman, Tanya (Matt) Moore and Marina McDonald; five great-grandchildren, Gary B. Ishman, Hunter Jones, Jake Jones, Alana Moore and Hailey Ishman; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Ishman was predeceased by brothers and sisters, Jack Ishman, June Smith, Dolly Judice, Ron Ishman and Barbie Bishop.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Ohio. The Gray Funeral Home in Laurens, S.C., is handling the arrangements.

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