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Raymond G. Bish, 91, of Linn, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.
Raymond was born on July 28, 1927, near Linn, a son to the late Amy and Dina (Voss) Bish.
He attended St. George School in Linn and was a 1945 graduate of Linn High School.
Raymond served in the United States Army during World War II.
After his U S Army discharge in 1947, Raymond accepted employment with Anheuser Busch, serving as a member of the team assigned to the care of the Clydesdale horses. In the mid 1960's Raymond was employed by McDonnell Douglas, serving until his retirement in 1995.
He was a life-long member of St. George Catholic Church in Linn and a member of Western Catholic Union. During his employment with McDonnell Douglas, Raymond was a member of Lodge 837B of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
Raymond enjoyed raising cattle, fishing, woodworking and carpentry.
Raymond is survived by one sister, Rosemary McDaniel of Linn, as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by five brothers: Louis, William, Emil, Herbert and Edward Bish along with one infant sister, Mary Ann.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 11:00 a.m. with the
Rev. Daniel J. Merz as the Celebrant. Interment with Full Military Honors will follow at St. George Parish Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. George Catholic Church Capital Campaign.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com
St George Church Capital Campaign Fund
P.O. Box 49, Linn MO 65051