James Harold Hisle, 81, of Buckner, formerly of Miami, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Burial with military rites will be in Miami Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Hisle, Mike Hisle, Steve Hisle, Rob Hisle, Rick Hisle and Larry Hisle. A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, at First Baptist Church, 131 S. Hudson, Buckner. Memorials are suggested to institutions dedicated to the cure of Alzheimer's disease or Miami Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 26, Miami, MO 65344.
Born Jan. 24, 1923, in Miami, he was the son of the late Ernest Hisle and Arline Williams Hisle. On April 19, 1949, he married Martina M. Taylor, who survives of the home. He was raised in Miami and was a graduate of Miami High School. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army Signal Corps in Newfoundland, Canada. Later in the war he trained as a combat engineer for an Army airborne unit, earning his jump wings. He retired from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1985 after 19 years of service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Miami and the First Baptist Church in Buckner for many years. He was a member of Kansas City Area Bluegrass Music Association.
Additional survivors include one son, Jim Hisle and wife Olga of Buckner; two brothers, William Hisle of Miami and Robert Hisle of Miami; one granddaughter, Maria Hisle of Buckner; and nieces and nephews and their families, Joe Hisle, Mike Hisle, Carol Landstad, Steve Hisle, Rob Hisle, Rick Hisle, Larry Hisle, Linda Perkins and Bert Chevalier.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother in infancy.
Additional information per family recompense.