Eugene F. Bishop Jr. Eugene F. Bishop Jr., 65, of Waynesboro, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Augusta Health in Fishersville.
He was born on November 6, 1947, in Winchester, the son of the late Eugene F. Bishop Sr. and Lillie Mae Craig Bishop "Fannie" Woods. Gene was a member of New Life Church and a Welder with Staunton Machine Works. He was a United States Navy veteran. He is survived by his special family members, his significant other, Linda Claytor of Waynesboro; stepson, Ronnie Scott Claytor and his wife, Janet, of Madison Heights; stepdaughter, Carrie Staton and her husband, Mike, of Madison Heights; son, Dale Eugene Claytor and his wife, Kari, of Waynesboro; grandchildren, Aaliyah Staton, MJ Staton, Dakota Claytor, Rayven Claytor, CJ Root and JC Root; honorary niece, Sandy Applegate and her husband, Jim, of Oklahoma; and honorary son, Stuart Sweet and family of Waynesboro. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2012, at New Life Church, (The Woodmen of the World Building), 4001 White Bridge Road, Waynesboro, conducted by Pastor Kevin Hall. Burial will be held at Riverview Cemetery at a later date. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.charltonandgroomefuneralhome.
This obituary was originally published in the News Virginian.