Robert Bishop Obituary

Robert Edwin Bishop
Robert Edwin Bishop

May 16, 1929 - July 5, 2017
Born in Murray, UT
Resided in Ogden, UT

Obituary

Robert Edwin Bishop
May 16, 1929-July 5, 2017
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Robert Edwin Bishop, of West Weber, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. He was born May 16, 1929, in Murray, Utah, to Matthew John Bishop and Rebecca Birch. After the death of his father, he was raised by his mother and step father Pat Caldwell.

He married Carol Bleazard on January 16, 1954. She was his childhood neighbor and sweetheart. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden Temple.

Robert graduated from Vacaville, California in 1948. He was in the Air Force. Robert served in the Korean and Vietnam War, and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant. He later worked for Hill Air Force Base, serving his country for 37 years. Robert was an active member in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a high-priest and served in many callings.

Robert’s family was his pride and joy. He loved each and every one of his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and others that called him “dad”. He loved watching and playing sports, outdoors, chariot races, playing card games, and life.

Robert is survived by his wife Carol Bishop and his six children: Dennis Bishop, Susan (Richard) Garr, Carri (Will) Kranendonk, Robyn (Darryl) Lopez, Polly (Greg) Robbins, David (Valita) Bishop; his sister Patsy Rylance; brother-in-law David Bleazard; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 10, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Myers Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd. Ogden, Utah. A viewing will be held Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Myers Mortuary.

Interment, Evergreen Memorial Park, 100 N. Monroe Blvd., Ogden, Utah.

The family wishes to thank all those who provided him with loving care during his time at Brookdale and Brighton Health Care.

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Visitation
Myers Mortuary - Ogden
100 Monroe Blvd.
Ogden, UT USA 84404
July 9, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
July 10, 2017
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Service
Myers Mortuary - Ogden
845 Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT US 84404
July 10, 2017
11:00 AM