March 3, 1937 - May 26, 2021
To watch the service LIVE, please click here. Charles “Buddy” Melvin Dishner, age 84, of Bristol, Tenn. passed away from complications due to lung cancer on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Cecil Dishner, Stanley Dishner, J.P Dishner, and Lester Dishner; and sisters, Missouri Shelton and Pauline Grubb. After working as a Millwright for General Motors in Flint, MI for 30 years, he was able to retire to his hometown of Bristol to be closer to his brothers and sisters. Buddy enjoyed several pastimes during his 84 years including golf, deer hunting, and fishing. You could oftentimes find him in his pole barn working on his classic ’72 Chevy Pickup Truck or at the Tri-Cities Flea Market hunting for treasures. He loved visiting with friends and was always ready to lend a hand when needed. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Brenda Dishner; two daughters, Dawn Lee Dishner Shohfi (Tim Shohfi) and Jodi Lyn Dishner; two sisters, Pat Cronan and Ruth Varzea; and a brother, Phillip Dishner. He was also a loving Grandpa to his Grandchildren, Megan Grace Shohfi (age 20), Anna Lee Shohfi (age 16) and Jack Michael Shohfi (age 16). The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home in Bristol, Tenn. A funeral service will be held at 7:00 following the visitation. To view the service LIVE, please click here. He will be laid to rest at Shelby Hills Cemetery in Bristol, Tenn. at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lung Cancer Research Foundation by visiting www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org Arrangements especially for Mr. Dishner have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.
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