|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1927|
|Death: ||Jun. 10, 1973|
(Published in Amarillo Daily News, June 11, 1973)
Amarillo's traffic death rate for 1973 surpassed the 1972 total of eight fatalities early Sunday when two men were killed in a car-truck collision at NE 24th and Fritch Highway.
The deaths of Royal Junior Bishop, 45, of 2510 Aldridge, and Ted Marion Addington, 33, 4015 Pinion represented the eighth and ninth persons to be killed on city streets this year.
Bishop came to Amarillo a year ago. He was a native of Wingate and was employed by Jefferoy Manufacturing Co.
Bishop is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.G. Bishop of 300 N. Louisiana; three daughters, Hilda and Christine of Houston, and Mrs. Debbie Kay Hovenec of Riverside, Calif.; four brothers, A.J. of Crowley, Alvin of Amarillo, W.T. of Burleson, and J.H. of Leeds, Ala.; six sisters, Mrs. Lillian Pinkerton of Del Rio, Mrs. Lois Holt of Amarillo, Mrs. Geneava Mitchell of Memphis, Mrs. Annalee Marrow of Quemado, Mrs. Irma Ruth Sharp of Amarillo, and Miss Lola Mae Bishop of Albuquerque.
Interment: June 13, 1973
Name: Royal J Bishop
Death date: 10 Jun 1973
Death place: Amarillo, Potter, Texas
Age at death: 45 years
Estimated birth year: 1928
Father name: W. G Bishop
Mother name: Annie Lindsay
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
Walter Green Bishop (1887 - 1975)
Annie Ardel Lindsey Bishop (1890 - 1981)
Irma Ruth Bishop Sharp (1920 - 1999)*
Alvin A. Bishop (1923 - 1991)*
Walter T Bishop (1925 - 1992)*
Royal Junior Bishop (1927 - 1973)
Plot: Section 2A Lot 620 Space 8
Created by: Walter Dunn
Record added: Apr 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18833325