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Hershel Cail "Hersh" Bourne
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1927
Farmersville
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 2005
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA

Hershel was the son of Boyd Crockett Bourne (Smythe County, Virginia) and Naomi Idella Gephart (Montgomery Co., OH).

He married Mildred Eileen Wion 19 Sept., 1945. Together they had three children. The photo here is of Hersh and his middle daughter, Karen, also deceased. Photo was taken in 1982.

He was a farmer at heart but earned a living driving a truck - for Wampool Coal Supply, Aeroproducts, Trojan Freight Lines, American Freight to name a few. He was also a brick layer, lawn mower repair person - you name it, he could do it. He was a member of and Union Steward for Teamsters Union Local 937. He was also a proud member of the Butler Twp. Fire Department from 1962 to ?

He loved square dancing and camping.

"In life we loved you, in death we do the same. Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same, but as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again."

God's Garden Must Beautiful

God looked around the garden,
and found an empty space.
He looked down upon the earth,
and saw your tired face.
He put his arms around you
and lifted you to rest.
God's garden must be beautiful
for he only takes the best.
He knew that you were weary,
and he knows you were in pain.
He knew that you would never
be well on earth again.
He saw the roads were getting rough,
and the hills were hard to climb
So he closed your weary eyelids,
and whispered peace to thine.

#
Always a silent hurt,
many a silent tear,
but always a beautiful memory
of one we loved so dear.

God gave us strength to bear it,
and courage to take the blow,
but what it meant to lose you
...no one will ever know.
---Author unknown

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Boyd Crockett Bourne (1880 - 1957)
  Naomi Idella Gephart Bourne (1898 - 1990)
 
 Children:
  Karen Kay Bourne Karl (1947 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ellis Sidney Bourne (1905 - 1983)**
  Mabel Celeste Bourne Lloyd (1908 - 1992)**
  Queenie Esther Bourne (1910 - 1940)**
  Hershel Cail Bourne (1927 - 2005)
  Eula Jean Bourne Breeding (1929 - 2014)*
  Curtis Monroe Bourne (1932 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Poplar Hill Cemetery
Vandalia
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Central Division, Lot 13, Grave 2
 
Created by: boomergirl
Record added: Aug 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75025588
Hershel Cail Hersh Bourne
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Hershel Cail Hersh Bourne
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Hershel Cail Hersh Bourne
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I can't believe you've been gone 10 years tomorrow, dad.
- boomergirl
 Added: Oct. 3, 2015
Dad, I'm thinking of you on your birthday.
- boomergirl
 Added: Nov. 22, 2014
May your light shine brightly amongst the stars to let your loved ones know that you are always watching over them.
- Becky
 Added: Dec. 13, 2013
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