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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
	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.

Roy Cleveland and Lela May (Eames) Bishop Family