2015-04-07 / Obituaries

James N. Mishler, 87

James N. Mishler 87 of Clay City passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at his home after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Mr. Mishler was born in Clay County on April 28, 1927 to Ralph and Adeline (Barding) Mishler.

Jim was a World War II Army Veteran. He joined in 1945 and trained at Camp Wolters, TX. He served with the 793rd Battalion as a Military Policeman in Germany, for eight months he performed motorized patrol guard in the city of Nuremburg. He was honorably discharged in 1947 receiving The Victory Medal and The Army Occupation of Germany Medal. Jim was also a member of the American Legion post #0225. After serving in the Army he started working at the Arketex plant in Brazil until he took a position at Pillsbury, where he retired after 22 years of service.

He enjoyed genealogy until his fight with Parkinson’s no longer allowed. Jim is survived by his wife of 65 years, Almeda Mishler; three children, Denny (Sherry) Mishler of Staunton, Michael Mishler of Venice CA, and Sherry (Scott) Griffith of Clay City, three grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren, and sister, Shirley Bell of Staunton.

He was preceded in death by brothers; Richard, Paul and Robert Mishler; sisters, Ruth and Virginia Mishler. Jim’s family would like to thank Southern Care Hospice for their years of care, Shauna Poe-Ames for her many visits, and for all the many calls, food and flowers and all the many prayers for comfort and peace. Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials. Private services and interment will be at Beech Cemetery in Owen County.

Please Join Jim’s family in sharing memories at www.SimpleCremationsAndBurials.com

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