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James Michael Cisco Sr., 69, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at his residence in Franklin. He will be remembered for his compassionate, giving nature. He found good in everybody.
He was born March 20, 1944, in Shelbyville, to Noel Bay and Catherine (Snodgrass) Cisco.
Survivors include his children Lydia Cisco of Mishawaka, James Cisco of Franklin and Mary Cisco of Greenwood; two sisters, Elizabeth (Tom) Dalby of Franklin and Cathy (Walt) Grannen of Menomonee Falls, Wis.; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his faithful companion, Shadow.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Robert N. Cisco; and uncles, Donald, Leon and Joseph Cisco.
James was a 1962 graduate of Franklin Community High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He worked for the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office for more than 20 years. He then worked for Umbarger and Sons for more than 20 years. He most recently worked for the Adjutant General’s Office at Camp Atterbury as a security officer.
James attended Franklin Memorial Christian Church and New Covenant Fellowship Church. He was a member of Nineveh Masonic Lodge and Franklin America Legion. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, camping and firing at shooting ranges.
A memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday at Franklin Memorial Christian Church, 1720 Graham St. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until service time Thursday at the church. A Masonic service will be conducted before the memorial service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Masonic Home; Franklin Memorial Christian Church; or to New Covenant Fellowship Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.flinnmaguire.net.
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