Obituary Roy Cleveland Bishop,
St Petersburg, Florida, 1 Dec 1988
Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Montgomery City, Missouri, 21 December 1988 Roy C. Bishop. Roy C. Bishop, 103, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 1988, at home. He was born in Callaway County, Mo., and came here in 1936 from Fort Myers. He was a distributor of petroleum. He graduated in 1911 with a degree in agriculture from the University of Missouri, where he took post-graduate courses, taught agricultural chemistry and was a chemist in the agricultural experiment station. He was a county agricultural agent for Livingston County, Ill., from 1914 to 1918. The family said he was the third agricultural agent in the United States. He was the organizer and developer of Sinclair Refining Co., Commission Agency in Fort Meyers and St. Petersburg from 1927 to 1948. He was a member of the St. Petersburg Port Authority, which made the original plans for the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Committee of 100, St. Petersburg Kiwanis Club and the Board of Governors of the Youth Science Center. He was a member for more than 75 years of the Disciples of Christ, and a member of Palm Lake Christian Church, where he was chairman of the founding committee and the education hall, Bishop Fellowship Hall, is named in honor of him and his late wife. Survivors include two daughters, Dorthy Bishop Prince, St. Petersburg, and Margaret Bishop Fullerton, Aix-en Provence, France, two sons, H. Eames Bishop, Sherman Oaks, Calif., and Dr. Richard C. Bishop, Fullerton, Calif., a brother, Howell, Wellsville; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchaildren and one great-great granddaughter. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home, St. Petersburg was in charge of services.
Obituary Lela May (Eames) Bishop,
St Petersburg, Florida, 15 Jul 1970
Montgomery Standard, Montgomery County, Montgomery City, Missouri, 23 July 1970 Mrs. Roy Bishop Services July 18 In Florida. Mrs. Roy C. Bishop died at St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg, Fla, July 15 after two days as a patient. She was born near Montgomery City, July 21, 1889. Her parents were the late Edwin and Cora Eames. The former Miss Lela Eames, she was married to Roy C. Bishop, June 6, 1911. She and Mr. Bishop had lived in St. Petersburg, Fla. for 36 years, where they had been active in church and civic affairs. Mrs. Bishop was an elementary school teacher for four years before her marriage. Mrs. Bishop is survived by her husband, Roy C. Bishop, two daughters and two sons, Mrs. C. Azell Prince of St. Petersburg, Fla., Mrs. Phillip Fullerton of Fresno, Calif., Eames Bishop of Los Angles, Calif., and Dr. Richard Bishop of Fullerton, Calif., thirteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Mrs. Inez Eames Gliser of Montgomery City. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. July 18 at Palm Lake Christian Church, St. Petersburg, Fla., and interment was there.