Herman F. Bish, age 86, of Apison, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012 in a local hospital. He was born March 12, 1925 in Cheyenne, Wyoming to the late Sam and Evalona Bish.
Mr. Bish was a World War II Navy Veteran and a self-employed welder.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Fannie Helen Bish; daughters, Rose Mary (Dennis) Roach of Ooltewah; Junie (Tim) Mikell of Apison; sister, Luvina Smith of Denver, Colorado; grandchildren, Eric Cook, Fred Cook, Shaleigh Cronan, Shonda Ellis, Dawn Hutson, and Troy Roach; great-grandchildren, Amber, Cassie Cynthia, Deven, Emma, Jordan, Kinsley, Kristen, Nicholas, Rylan, Weston, and Zachary; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends and celebrate Herman's life Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at the East Brainerd Chapel. There will be no visitation Monday. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Rev. Lloyd Harvill officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastBrainerdChapel.com