Kenneth C. Ishman, 80, formerly of Claremont, Calif., and Pinehurst, N.C., died Saturday April 2, 2011, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 14, 1930, in Knox Dale, a son of the late Wayne and Sara (Chapman) Ishman.
He was married to his wife of 54 years, Rose M. Ishman, who survives.
Mr. Ishman was an avid golfer, and a loving, quiet, caring man with a humorous side. His deep blue eyes expressed his love and thankfulness to those who grew to become a part of his life.
In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include a brother, Paul Ishman of Lancaster; a sister, Lois Smith of Phoenix, Ariz.; a goddaughter; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Wayne Ishman Jr., Gene Ishman, George Ishman and Robert Ishman.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in memory of Kenneth C. Ishman to FirstHealth Hospice and Palliative Care, 150 Applecross Rd. Pinehurst, N.C. 28374.
Online condolences can be made to www.bolesfuneralhome.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of the Boles Funeral Home, Pinehurst.