He married Eileen Birchmeier on November 25, 1944. Children: Don, Dave, Rich, Leo, Arnie Parents: Peter and Margaret (Henige) Bishop. Siblings: Alphonse, Joseph, Arthur, Herbert, Harold, and John, Mary / Sister Margaret Ann O.P.M., Louise.
Alfred was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Maple Grove. He owned and operated "Al Bishop Plumbing and Heating."
Alfred Joseph Bishop died at Maple Wood Manor in Clio. Services were held at St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove, and Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly officiated. Whelpley-Martin Funeral Home in New Lothrop handled the arrangements.