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William "Bill" Bishop

March 3, 1934 - October 6, 2017
Norton Shores, MI

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Visitations


Thursday, October 12, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
St. Mark Lutheran Church
4475 Henry St.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 798-2197

Services


Thursday, October 12, 2017
11:00 AM EDT
St. Mark Lutheran Church
4475 Henry St
Norton Shores, MI 49441
(231) 798-2197

Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

St. Mark Lutheran Church
4475 Henry St.
Norton Shores, MI 49441
(231) 798-2197
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American Red Cross
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Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


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Mr. William "Bill" Bishop, age 83, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017. He was born in Glass, Tennessee on March 3, 1934 to Henry & Thelma (Keith) Bishop. He served his country in the US Navy and married the former Barbara Bramer on February 7, 1953. Mr. Bishop had been employed at Westran Corp. for 44 years in Research & Development until retiring in 1996. Bill was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church, a volunteer at the Red Cross, an usher at church, and a boy scout leader for many years. Mr. Bishop was a hard worker whose biggest virtue was patience. He loved his family & grandchildren, camping and traveling with his wife which allowed them to visit every state.

SURVIVORS

Wife, Barbara; children, Mary Lindstrom, Sherri (Denny) Butler, Larry (Linda) Bishop, Terri (Darrell) Bombei, Gary Bishop; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Jim (Pat) Bishop. He was preceded in death by brothers, Cliff & Jerry.

SERVICE

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior at St. Mark Lutheran Church with Rev. Mark Gilson officiating.

MEMORIAL: St. Mark Lutheran Church or the Red Cross.