|Birth: ||May 7, 1947|
|Death: ||Dec. 6, 2006|
John Bishop, 59, of Irwin County died Wednesday, December 6, 2006 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. on Friday, December 8 at Big Creek Cemetery, Irwin County, with the Rev. Rex Johnson officiating.
Mr. Bishop was born May 7, 1947 in Ben Hill County to the late William B. and Minnie Fussell Bishop. He lived in Ben Hill and Irwin counties all of his life, retiring from GTE after 20 years as a cable repairman. Mr. Bishop served in the United States Army National Guard during the Vietnam War era.
Survivors include his wife: Janice Bishop of Irwin County; sons and daughter-in-law: Allen and Belinda Bishop and W.L. Bishop, all of Irwin County; daughter and son-in-law: Kristie and Dennis Fisher of Pearson; grandchildren: Allen and Joshua Fisher of Pearson, Zoie and Zach Bishop of Irwin County; step-granddaughter: Emily Fisher of Douglas; brothers and sisters-in-law: Zeke and Rachel Bishop of Fitzgerald and William and Cathy Bishop of Irwin County; sister and brother-in-law: Ginger and Orvis Jarchow of Fitzgerald.
Paulk Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Big Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Brenda Arnett Darbyshire
Record added: Dec 06, 2011
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