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Obituaries: Alva L. "Alvie" Bishard


Alva L. "Alvie" Bishard
Alva L. "Alvie" Bishard, 65, of Byesville passed away Monday (February 10, 2014) at his home.

He was born July 21, 1948 in Cambridge and was the son of the late Raymond Bishard and Nancy (Powell) Davis.

Mr. Bishard was an Engineer for Lear Corporation and consulted for the Ford Motor Company having worked in Detroit, MI and Marshall, MI for 20 plus years. He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where he received four bronze stars and a member of Byesville VFW #3760. He enjoyed hunting, fishing (especially cat fishing), golfing and collecting old fishing lures and was an avid NASCAR fan his favorite driver being #24 Jeff Gordon.
He received an Associates Degree from Oakland University located in Pontiac Michigan.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Bonnie Casey.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 35 years Darla S. (Hannahs) Bishard whom he married February 16, 1979; four sons, Alva L. (Shannon) Bishard Jr. of Cambridge, Aaron H. Bishard of Byesville, Alex C. (Rachel) Bishard of Columbus and Andrew Q. Bishard also of Byesville; two daughters, Amanda S. Bishard of Newark and Adrianne E. Bishard of Zanesville; three grandchildren, Jazz, Brendan and Wynn; one niece and three nephews, all of Maryland.

No calling hours or services will be observed. A memorial services will be held at a later date.
no calling hours will be observed
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Black-Epperson Funeral Home - Byesville

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