Robert Bishop

Glen Carbon | Sunday, November 28 2021 |

Robert L. "Bob" Bishop, 81, of Glen Carbon, IL, died in Sebring, FL, on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at 8:13 am. 

He was born March 4, 1940, in Gillespie, IL to Robert C. Bishop & Diana (Severn) Bishop.  He married Morene (Linton) Bishop on November 14, 1959, in Gillespie, IL.  She preceded him in death on March 22, 2009.  He was retired after having worked in management telecommunications for AT&T.  Robert was a veteran of the US Navy.  Robert was a member of the First Baptist Church of Maryville.  He was an avid bowler. 

He is survived by his children, Derek (spouse, Malinda) Bishop of Yorkville, IL, Darrin (companion, Jessica Wrinkle) Bishop of Liberty, IL, grandchildren, Nathan (spouse, Cara) Bishop, Nicholas (spouse, Shinara) Bishop, Joshua Bishop, Jenna (companion, Dennis Higgins) Bishop, Julia Bishop, great-grandchildren, Harper Bishop, Vivienne Bishop, Gwendolyn Higgins, Ingrid Bishop, and Estella Higgins.  Robert was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, and brother, George Bishop. 

Friends may call on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at First Baptist Church in Maryville, IL from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm and on Monday, December 6, 2021, at First Baptist Church, Maryville, IL from 9:30 am until 10:30 am.  Funeral services are Monday, December 6, 2021, at First Baptist Church in Maryville, IL at 10:30 am.  Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. 

Memorials are suggested to Parkinson's Foundation or African Vision of Hope.  Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at  Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL  is in charge of the arrangements

Obit Provided By:
Kravanya Funeral Home

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