Obituary Floyd Calvin Bishop,
Vandalia, Missouri, 12 Sep 2000
Mexico Ledger, Mexico, Audrain County, Missouri, 14 September 2000 Floyd Calvin Bishop, age 87, a retired farmer from Vandalia, died on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. Mr. Bishop was born on April 4, 1913 near Jonesburg in Montgomery County to Wilford Granville and Mary Virginia Oliver Bishop. He was married to Virginia Dee Jones on June 21, 1942 in Columbia. She preceded him in death on Jan. 20, 1998. They lived on the farm Mr. Bishop purchased in 1941 near Vandalia. He was baptized at the Farber Christian Church. He was a private pilot and flew over 25 years and enjoyed bowling, boating, and motorcycling among many other interests. Mr. Bishop is survived by one son, Floyd Ray Bishop and his wife, Patti of Farber; two daughters, Dorothy Jane Ahlstrom and her husband, Scott of Carrollton, Texas and Carol Ann Smith and her husband, Barrie of San Diego, Calif.; two granddaughters, Charisse L. and Cheyenne M. Bishop, both of Farber; one brother, Wendell Bishop and his wife, Dorothy of Montgomery City; and one sister, Alice Fryer and her husband, Jack of Little Rock, Ark. Mr. Bishop was preceded in death by his parents, Wilford Granville and Mary Virginia Oliver Bishop; his wife, Virginia Dee Jones Bishop; and infant daughter, Doris Marie Bishop; four sisters, Leola Bishop, Mary Virginia Siets, Floy Reisch and Alma Garrett; and two brothers, Wilford and Harry Bishop. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Schlanker Funeral Home in Montgomery City. Brother Glen Mitchell of the Farber Christian Church in Farber will officiate and interment will be in the Montgomery City Cemetery in Montgomery City. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Schlanker Funeral Home in Montgomery City. Casketbearers will include Scott Ahlstrom, Charles Bishop, David Bishop, Terry Dickerson, Dan Dickerson and Gary Dickerson. Woodrow Walters will be an honorary casketbearer. Memorial contributions are suggested to charities of the individual's choice.