Apr. 11, 2010 Charleston Kanawha County West Virginia, USA
George Bernard "Corky" Hissom, 81, of Sissonville passed away April 11, 2010, at a CAMC hospital.
He was retired from Union Carbide Corporation as a foreman with 32 years of service, a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir, a member of the Lions Club, a Melvin T. Jones Fellow for 17 years, a silver medalist in the 2008 Huntsman World Senior Games in Las Vegas, and a member of the Union Carbide Retirees Club. He was an avid bowler and golfer and loved hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Bessie Hissom; wife, Joan Butcher Hissom; daughter, Patty Hissom; and brothers and sisters, Lewis Hissom, Jim Hissom, Ronald Hissom, Robert Hissom, Brenda Hissom and Larry Hissom.
Surviving him are his wife, Lois Hissom; daughter, Connie L. Mingus and husband, Gene, of Windsor, Ohio; stepson, Tim Carrico and wife, Janie, of Winifrede; stepdaughter, Lisa Gibson and husband, Bruce, of Dunbar; brothers and sisters, the Rev. Byron Hissom and wife, Anna Mae, Charles Hissom and wife, Frances, and Julia Crowder and husband, Frank, all of Sissonville and Carolyn Sue Fitzwater and husband, Calvin, of St. Albans; grandchildren, Stephanie and husband, Joel Rosier, Matthew Mingus, Hannah Carrico and Morgan Carrico,
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church with Pastors Brad and Stephanie Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Garden of Memories, Pocatalico.