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Milton R Dismukes
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1930
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 2003
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Milton R. "Mel" Dismukes, 72, of Rock Island, died June 25, 2003, at his residence.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Those wishing to attend the graveside service should meet at Esterdahl Mortuary, 6601 38th Ave., Moline, at 1:30 p.m. to process to the cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Humane Society.

Milton was born Sept. 25, 1930, in Nashville, Tenn., the son of Wiley Parminter and Blanche Harper Dismukes.

Milton was employed as a smoker for the Davenport Fish Company for several years and was also self-employed as a painter and maintenance man. He was in the U.S. Navy and received the Korean Service Medal and the Navy Occupations Medal. He served on the USS Seminole (AKA-104). He loved the casinos, cards and animals. He was a "perfectionist."

Survivors include Carol J. Gross-Gardner and Leslie R. Gardner who were his adopted family and his special caregiver, Angie "O" -- our love goes with him. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A special thanks to the Hospice Pathway and Dr. Garneau and all the wonderful people at the Cancer Center -- 7th Street Campus.
(Rock Island Argus, June 27, 2003) 
 
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 Parents:
  Wiley P Dismukes (1904 - 1988)
  Blanche Medora Harper Moore (1907 - 2002)
 
 Sibling:
  Dolores Joan Dismukes Anderson (1929 - 2010)*
  Milton R Dismukes (1930 - 2003)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SA US Navy Korea
 
Burial:
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: CA2 - 85
 
Maintained by: DFNS
Originally Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Mar 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67034731
Milton R Dismukes
Added by: Paul Mack
 
Milton R Dismukes
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