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Donnie Roger Dishman, 67, Taylor Co., KY (1947-2014)

He was a carpenter, pipeline worker, and was a proud father, who was especially proud of his grandchildren.
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Mr. Donnie Roger Dishman, age 67,departed this life on November 23, 2014 at his home in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Donnie Dishman will be on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718, at 11amCT/12pm noon ET. Dr. Wesley Paul, Hosparus of Green River Chaplain, will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Dishman Cemetery, Slickford, Wayne County, KY. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 26, from 9amCT/10amET until time for the service at noon.

Mr. Donnie Roger Dishman, Taylor County, KY (1947-2014)

Mr. Donnie Roger Dishman was born on February 14, 1947 to the union of June Toomie and Della Dishman in Monticello, Wayne County, KY. He departed this life on November 23, 2014 at his home in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, having attained the age of 67 years, 9 months, and 9 days. Mr. Dishman was one nine children born into this marriage of which five survive.

He was a carpenter, pipeline worker, and was a proud father; but he was especially proud of his grandchildren.

Mr. Dishman leaves to mourn his passing the following:
  • One son: Tristan Dishman and wife Erica of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three step-children: Rhonda Burress of Lebanon, Ronnie Beckley of Springfield, and Leslie Dunn of Campbellsville, KY

  • Five siblings: Betty Burnette and husband Cecil of Russell Springs, KY; Bill Dishman of Campbellsville, KY; Lonnie Dishman of Hodgenville, KY; Pauline McGinnis of Campbellsville, KY; and Grady Dishman of Monticello, KY

  • Hs long-time companion: Donna Beckley Dishman of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Cory Dishman of Campbellsville and fiance Ireland Sumpter; and Conner Dishman of Campbellsville, KY

  • Special friends: Jeff Wilson, Darrell Morrison, Darrell Wayne Cox, Darrell Ray Cox, Dean Farmer, Mark Perkins, Jeff Gribbins, Wanda Gribbins, Wayne and Becky Ramsey, Hannah Whiteside, Mike Burton, Gerry Bland, Robert Followell, and Keith McMahan, all of Taylor County; and a host of other extended family and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister: Delmar Dishman, Trammell Dishman, and Jewell Dishman.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of donations to the funeral expenses, and can be made at the funeral home.

Send a condolence to the family of Donnie Roger Dishman

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Donnie Roger Dishman, 67, Taylor Co., KY (1947-2014)

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