More detail on this person: Richard L. Dismuke AL United States Retired Col. Richard L. "Diz" Dismuke of Ozark died Saturday morning, March 3, 2007, in a Dothan hospital following a brief illness. He was 84. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at the Chapel of Holman Funeral Home in Ozark with the United States Army Chaplain officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens with full military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday evening. Col. Dismuke was born Dec. 28, 1922, in Columbus, Ga., to the late Victoria Lowrey Dismuke and James Clyde Dismuke. He served in the U.S. Army as an aviator, retiring in 1972. In his retirement, Diz enjoyed hunting, golf, poke, and dominos with his friends. He will be sorely missed and fondly remembered by his children and grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Dr. James C. Dismuke and Dr. William Dismuke. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Fran and Rannie Howell of Franklin, Tenn.; son, Richard Timothy "Tim" Dismuke of Panama City Beach, Fla.; three sisters, Virginia Bishop of Adel, Ga., Betty Jane Beall of Augusta, Ga., and Catherine Dismuke of Valdosta, Ga.; three grandchildren, Clinton Timothy Dismuke, Kevin Delon Howell and Laura Howell Stafford; five great-grandchildren, Lane Elizabeth Stafford, Emily Louise Howell, Harry Andrew Stafford, V, Samuel Randolph Howell and Olivia Helen Howell. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Salvation Army, P. O. Box 269, Alexandria, VA 22313.
Burial information: Woodlawn Memory Gardens, Ozark, AL
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