George Ison, Jr.

April 14, 1922 ~ September 2, 2020 (age 98)


George Ison, Jr.,  age 98, died Wednesday, September 2, 2020

at his home. He was born April 14, 1922 in Jenkins, KY to the

late Steve & Nanny Ison.

 He was a WWII Veteran -recepient of a Purple Heart having

served in the US Army from Sept 1941 to 1945.

Survived by his wife of 67 years-Laverne Grider Ison

2 daughters: Sheila (Dean) McKinley, Russell Springs

                      Kathy (Daryl) Hammond, Russell Springs

1 grandson: George Barton (Alison) Hammond, Lexington

George was retired as a powerhouse operator-US Corp

of Engineers-Wolf Creek Dam.

He was a Mason-60 years Jamestown Lodge and a member

of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church.

Funeral service for George Ison, Jr. will be 11:30 AM. Friday,

September 4, 2020 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel

with Bro. David Coffey and Bro. Charles Edwards officiating.

Visitation from 9 AM.Friday to 11:30 AM. Friday

Interment in the Mill Springs National Cemetery at Nancy

Pallbearers: Daryl Hammond, George Barton Hammond, Dean McKinley

                      Logan Antle, Jim Kemplin, Glen Beussink

Special Music: Dean McKinley

Family requests donations be made to the Honor Guard.

or Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

Please follow all rules for social distancing. Everyone

will be required to wearmask.

Bernard Funeral Home in charge of arrangments



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September 4, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:30 PM
Bernard Funeral Home
367 North Main Street
Russell Springs, KY 42642

Funeral Service
September 4, 2020

11:30 AM
Bernard Funeral Home
367 North Main Street
Russell Springs, KY 42642

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