FREDERICK, Md. - Mr. Francis LeRoy Bishop, 81, of Frederick, formerly of Owings, went to be with the Lord on Sunday (May 19, 2013) at his home.
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He was the husband for 60 years of Anna Mae Heath Bishop.
Born on Dec. 29, 1931, in Bradford, Pa., he was the son of the late Everett Charles and Lottie Ruth Lushbaugh Bishop.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and later served as a mechanic for the U.S. government. He was a member of Air National Guard.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Charles Bishop of Prince Frederick and Catherine MacInnes of Frederick; grandchildren, David and Christi Tucker, Francis Bishop II and J. Nicole Bishop; five great-grandchildren, Jaeden Tucker, Kaela Befano, Gwenyth Tucker, J.R. Hall and Lah-Zariah Bishop; and one sister, Carolyn L. Frantz of Bradford.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Aloice G. Bishop; and one sister, Edith M. Kelley.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. that day in the funeral home chapel. Burial will take place at 1 p.m. on May 30 in Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery, 11301 Crain Highway, Cheltenham.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com
Stauffer Funeral Home
1621 Opossumtown Pike Frederick, MD 21702
Published in The Bradford Era from May 22 to May 29, 2013