Funeral services for Mr. Edward "Eddie" Bishop will begin Monday, July 9, 2108, at 2 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Jackie Strebeck officiating. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in the Martin Community with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Bishop, 94, of Meridian, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018, at Rush Foundation Hospital of Meridian.
Mr. Bishop was a very proud Veteran of World War II. He was retired from the Highway Department as a surveyor; Mr. Eddie also worked at the Jimmie Rogers Museum for years.
Mr. Bishop is survived by his children, Linda Smith, Michael Bishop (Mary), Vicki Ward (C.K.), Sandy Aycock, David Bishop (Janice) and Mark Bishop (Annette); grandchildren, Robin Erb, Christie Owens, Neil Bishop, Kevin Bishop, Ken Ward, Dawn Fredrick, Richard Goforth, John Goforth, Jessica Welch, Brittany Bishop, Tomika Porter, Porsha Bishop, Felecia Bishop; and 19 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Jean Dollar Bishop; sons, Robert Randall Bishop; parents, Edward Delmon and Pearl Petersen Bishop; and sister, Lois Patton.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Goforth, Ken Ward, Neil Bishop, Kevin Bishop, Wesley Bishop and John Goforth.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com.
The family will receive friends Monday, July 9, 2018, one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Published on July 7, 2018