Information for James Harold Hiskey Sr.

6 October, 1908 - 20 January, 1985

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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James Hiskey

    Graveside services for James Harold Hiskey, 76, of Star, who died Sunday, Jan. 20, in a Boise nursing home will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Greenleaf Cemetery, Greenleaf.
    The Rev. Homer Smuck of the McCall Friends Church will officiate, under direction of the Alden-Waggoner Chapel, Boise.
    Mr. Hiskey, a truck driver, was born Oct. 6, 1908, in Lorimor, Iowa, to Elvernas and Jessie Chenoweth Hiskey.  As a small child he moved with his family to Montana and attended school at Geraldine, Mont.
    He married Pauline Harris on March 1, 1935, in Pondera County, Mont., at Bilbro School, a one-room schoolhouse where she was the school teacher.  They made their home on the edge of Glacier National Park where he was a cowboy on a dude ranch.  They moved to the Yakima Valley area in Washington and lived there until 1958, at which time they moved to Greenleaf.
    Mr. Hiskey worked as a truck driver for various trucking companies and retired in 1962.  The couple traveled around the United States in their motor home from 1980 until her death.
    He returned to Idaho in August of 1982.
    He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Yakima.
    He is survived by three sons, Sam Hiskey of Star, and John and David Hiskey, both of Boise; two daughters, Ione Hiskey of Holland and Kay Greven of Saint Petersburg Beach, Fla.; a sister, Cleo Todd of Las Vegas, Nev.; a brother, Fred Hiskey of Great Falls, Mont.; nine grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    His wife, a son, James Harold Hiskey Jr., a brother and three sisters preceded him in death.



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