VETERAN: CIVIL WAR CO. I. 24 O.V.I.
OBITUARY OF WILLIAM BISHIR
William Bishir was born Aug 19, 1841 at Lynchburg, Ohio. He was the son of Jonathan and Elizabeth Spigerd Bishir.
During the Civil War, he served four years in the service of his country, and was honorably discharged. He was a member of Company 1, 24th Regiment, also a member of the Hancock Corp and was honorably discharged from same.
William Bishir has spent his entire life in this community. In 1866 he was united in the bonds of Holy Matrimony to Judia Boyland. To this union there was born 12 children, five dying in early childhood. In 1922, John, a son, passed away.This son was also a soldier, having served thirty years in the service. His body is interred in the Phillipine Islands.
Mr. Bishir was a member of the Disciples of Christ Church, having united with said church in his early years. He was a man who was deeply loved by his wife and children who will always cherish his memory and to his wife, his companion for 67 years there will be an emptiness which cannot be filled.
Mr. Bishir leaves to mourn his passing Mrs. Zella Shaffer of Lynchburg, Mr. William Bishir of Springfield, Ohio, Mrs Bessie Keifer of Dayton, Ohio, Mr Ben Bishir of Dayton, Ohio, Mrs Hazel Fry of Lynchburg and Louis Bishir, a son, living at home. Louis is also a World War veteran.
William Bishir passed away at his home in Lynchburg, Ohio on Wednesday morning, January 17, 1934 at the ripe age of 92 yrs. Services conducted at home by Rev. Walter W. Larson of the Lutheran Church. Interment at Masonic Cemetary, Lynchburg, Ohio.
"Sunset and evening star,
and one clear call for me!
And may there be no moaning of the bar,
when I put out to sea,
but such a tide as moving seems asleep,
too full for sound and foam,
when that which drew from out the boundless dee
turns agian home.
Twilight and evening bell,
and after that the dark!
And may there be no sadness of farewell when I embark;
For though from out our borne of time and place,
The flood may bear me far,
I hope to see my piolt face to face
When I have crossed the bar.
Judia Boyland Bishir
George A Bishir
Charles E Bishir
Zella Bishir Shaper
William Lee Bishir
Elizabeth M. Bishir Kiefer
Fredrich W Bishir
Joseph Benson Bishir
Hazel M Bishir Fry
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