Wallace Richard Bishop

Published 11:33 am Monday, October 8, 2018

Wallace Richard Bishop

October 4, 2018

Funeral services for Wallace Richard Bishop, 77, of Whigham, Ga., were at 2: p.m., Sunday, October 7, 2018, at the Chapel of Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, Ga.. Rev. Carl Harrell officiated. Services concluded at the chapel. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo. Mr. Bishop passed away at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee, Fla., on Thursday, October 4, 2018.

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Mr. Bishop was born on October 3, 1941, in Cairo, to the late Jesse Leonard Bishop and Sara Montine Owens Bishop. He served his country in the United States Air Force. On January 15, 1965, he married Margie Collins Bishop, who survives. He was a member of the Reno Baptist Church.

Survivors include: his wife of 53 years, Margie Collins Bishop of Whigham; son, Richard Bishop (Adaire) of Iron City, Ga.; daughter, Monica Wilson (Carter) of Jacksonville, Fla.; and grandchildren, Dustin and Payton, both of Iron City, Tanner and Zachary, both of Jacksonville.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ronnie Bishop.

Memorials may be made in Mr. Bishop’s memory to: Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

The family received friends at Clark Funeral Home on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Guests may sign the online register at www.clarkfuneral.com.