James W. Bishop, 81, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013.
James was born and grew up in Cedar Key to Joseph and Lillian Bishop.
James was raised in Cedar Key and will be laid to rest there also. Mr. Bishop served his country in the United States Navy
. James has lived in Deltona for the last 22 years.
Mr. Bishop was an ordained minister and a missionary, traveling to various places spreading the word. He has also gone on missionary trips to other countries such as Haiti. James was of the Pentecostal faith and lived his life as a true believer.
Mr. Bishop leaves to cherish his memory, wife, Helen Bishop, Deltona; sons, Jimmy Bishop of Hudson, Joe Bishop of Cedar Key; daughters, Lilly Rooks of Cedar Key, Cheryl Richburg of Cedar Key, Rhonda Trump of Canton, Ohio; sister, Irmajo Crain, of Midway, Ga.; 14 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Cedar Key Cemetery with the Rev. Billy Philman, the Rev. Dale Matthews and the Rev. Lou Castriota officiating.
Services were under the care of Knauff Funeral Home, Chiefland, Florida 715 West Park Ave, Chiefland, Florida. For further information please call 352-493-4777.