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Obituary William Frank Bishop,
Centralia, Missouri, 5 Sept 1978


			Centralia Fireside Guard, 13 Sept 1978

	William Frank Bishop, 57, of 514 Miles Avenue, Centralia, died unexpectedly
at his home September 5, 1978, of an apparent heart attack.  He was born March 14,
1921 in Audrain County, Missouri, the son of Frank Lyle and Clara Anderson
Bishop.
	He was married June 6, 1942, in Lexington, South Carolina, to Marjorie
Frances Baker who survives.
	He has been employed at the A.B. Chance Company as a machinist for
the past 25 years.  He served five years in the United States Army during
World War II.  He served in the Normandy, Northern France and Germany
Campaigns where he was awarded three Bronze Stars and a Bronze Star Medal.
	Survivors with his wife are three sons, William Frank Bishop, Jr.,
Melbourne, Florida; Robert Leroy Bishop; Donald Lee Bishop, both of Centralia;
five grandchildren, Robert Leroy Bishop, Jr., Richard Leon Bishop, Holly Ann
Bishop, Jennifer Diane Bishop, Amy Marie Bishop; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Bales,
St. Peters, Missouri; Mrs. Sue Edler, St. Charles, Missouri, Mrs. Jane Mathews,
Grand Rapids, Michigan; and one brother, James Robert Bishop, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania.
	Services were held at Fenton Funeral Chapel, Saturday, September 9,
1978, at 11 a.m.  Officiating was Dr. Edwin E. Burris, pastor, First Baptist
Church.  Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, Mexico, Missouri.
	Honorary pallbearers were:  Roy E. Hulen, Keith Claxton, John Beamer,
Fletcher Beamer, Stanley Fadler, Jr., Donald Burnett.
	Active pallbearers were Frank Clementz, Randy Adams, James Hudson,
Harell Aderton, Don Torreyson and Henry Riley.

William Frank and Marjorie Frances (Baker) Bishop Family