Mr. Kish was a small business owner in Connecticut before moving to Alabama, where he retired from truck driving.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Kish; and his parents, John Robert and Evelyn Kish. He is survived by three sons, Bob Kish of Salem, N.H., Brian Kish of Milford and Scott Kish of Stamford; three grandchildren, Trevor and Victoria Kish of Salem, N.H., and Dylan Kish of Milford; a brother, Larry Kish of Bridgewater; a sister, Pam Boyce, of Dawsonville, Ga.; and a host of nieces and nephews.
There was a private ceremony in Mr. Kish's honor. The family will announce a future memorial service.
The Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services of Gadsden, Ala., is in charge of arrangements.