Obituary for Harley Michael “Mike” Dishon

Harley Michael “Mike” Dishon, age 64 of Roanoke passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021 at his home.

Born July 24, 1956 in Baltimore, MD he was the son of the late Harley Cramer Dishon and Sylvia McCroskey Dishon Glover. Mike was a veteran of the United States Army, serving his country during the Vietnam era. A lifetime member of AMVET post #40 in Vinton, where he was the active Provost Marshal.

A member of Rainbow Forest Baptist Church (Troutville, VA), he was a solid discipler and soul winner for many years. He was employed by the Restore of Habitat for Humanity and was loved by many employees. He was an avid supporter of Straight Street (333 Luck Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24016).

He is survived by his 


Harley Jonathan Dishon – Roanoke

Shannon Eileen Dishon – Grand Rapids, Michigan

Rebecca Evelyn Blanchard – Lewisburg, NC


Miriam I. “Rusty Dishon – Baltimore

Brothers & Sisters

Steven Dishon (Patty) – Baltimore, MD

Saundra E. Hughes (Dale) – Kingsville, MD

Teresa D. Peake – Gettysburg, PA

Cheryl L. Dishon – Baltimore, MD

James A. “Jimmy” Glover – Baltimore, MD

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Mike Grooms of the Rainbow Forest Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Dishon Family Cemetery (Snowville) where he will receive military honors.

The family will receive friends between 5:00-7:00 PM – Friday evening June 11, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Rainbow Forest Baptist Church (1338 Rainbow Forest Drive, Troutville, VA 24175) or Straight Street (333 Luck Avenue SW, Roanoke, VA 24016).

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.