Bish, Geary Allen, Sr
Birth: Thursday, June 17, 1954
Death: Wednesday, June 03, 2020 at the age of 65
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Geary Allen Bish Sr. passed away at his home on June 3, 2020 surrounded by his family.
He was born in Oakland, California on June 17, 1954. He attended Crossland High school. He was a member of the Silver Hill Volunteer Fire Department Company 29 from 1970-1974. He was a member of the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Company 3 from 1974-1980. Geary was employed by Steuart Petroleum Company as a steam engineer from 1973-1988. From 1988-1994 he worked for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters as a watch engineer. From 1994-2019 he held the position of Chief Engineer.
Geary is survived by his mother, Bonita M. Bish; Sister Diana L. (James) Sanders; Sister, Regina A. (Charles) Spalding. Daughter; Jennifer D. (Patrick) McDonald; eleven grandchildren, Brookelyn, Kourtney and Nathen Porro. Megan and Jace McDonald. Alexandra Jones. Sean Russell. Taylor (Brian) Applegett. Hailey, Samuel and Jackson Bish. Five nephews and two nieces.
He is proceeded in death by his father, Kenneth E. Bish; Sister, Lynda L. Burch; Son, Geary A. Bish Jr; and daughter, Stacy L. Russell.
Geary was a Deacon at the first Baptist Church of Laplata where he coached the children's soccer team, was the Sunday school director, grounds keeper and was also a member of the safety committee.
Geary was passionate about his time at the fire department, riding his Harley, spending time with family and friends, computer programming, wood working and reading.
Geary's love for his family was undeniable. He cherished spending time with his grandchildren and the amount of love he shared with them, is eternal.
Geary will be greatly missed. We are at peace knowing he is in the arms of his Savior. He was a light to whomever he met. His smile was contagious and he left an everlasting impact. His memory will live on forever in our hearts, and for that we are blessed.
Pallbearers will be, Patrick McDonald, Hunter Bivens, Griffin Fields, James Sanders, Charles Spalding and John Pompell.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.brinsfieldfuneral.com