Merrill Bishir

Merrill Bishir

Male 1922 - 2011  (89 years)

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  • Name Merrill Bishir 
    Born 1 Feb 1922  Marion, Grant Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Sep 2011  Marion, Grant Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Grant Memorial Park, Marion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I5390  Bishir Family | Jeremiah & Esther/Malinda Bishir
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2018 

    Father Charles Edward Bishir,   b. 16 Dec 1895, White Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1960, Huntington Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Myrtle Ruth Shirley,   b. 26 Nov 1901, Huntington Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1989, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Abt 1918  [1
    Family ID F1948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Ann Dillion 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. David Patrick Bishir,   b. Marion, Grant Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F4051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
     1. Jerry Richard Bishir,   b. Marion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Julie Bishir,   b. Marion, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F4392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    BISHIR, Merrill and his grand-nephew, Christopher Pappas
    BISHIR, Merrill and his grand-nephew, Christopher Pappas
    Contributed by Joyce Pappas

  • Notes 
    • Merrill E Bishir, 89, died at 7:23 p.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2011 in Marion General Hospital, Marion, Indiana. He was born in Marion, Indiana to the late Edward and Myrtle (Shirley) Bishir. He married Barbara (Vincent) Bishir on May 23, 1952. She survives.

      He retired in 1983 from Marion General Motors where he worked as a salvage repairman. Mr. Bishir was a member of the CPC Sympathy Club. He attended West 8th Street Wesleyan Church and loved to fish and garden.

      Survivors include his wife, Barbara J. Bishir, Marion; sons, Robert (Terry) Bishir, Citrus Springs, Florida, Myron Bishir, Wabash, David (Beverly) Bishir, Churubusco, Jerry (Cheryl) Bishir, Marion; daughter, Julie (Jim) Weaver, Marion; sister, Willowdean (Frank) Purvis, Marion; sister-in-law, Carolyn Bishir, Marion; 20 grandchildren; numerous great- grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Myrtle Bishir; brothers, Charlie Bishir, Delbert (Phyllis) Bishir, Robert (Catherine) Bishir; sister, Marjorie (Lowell) Worden

      Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, September 12, 2011 in Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, Indiana with the Rev. Dan Van Cise and the Rev. Ben Gray officiating. Burial will be in Grant Memorial Park, Marion, Indiana.

  • Sources 
    1. [S619] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002).

    2. [S401] FindAGrave.

    3. [S922] Correspondence and tree from Joyce Pappas, Pappas, Joyce.