CLEWISTON - Albert Monroe Bishop, age 73, of Clewiston, passed away April 21, 2014 in Fort Myers. He was born Aug. 30, 1940 in DeFuniak Springs, to the late Caro Harold and the late Pauline Bishop. He married Carolyn Faye Lagos; she preceded him in death on December 17, 2009. Survivors include one son, Michael Bishop of Clewiston; and three daughters, Debra (John) Hunter, Mary Ann (Bud) Whitney, Judy (Brian) Necaise; one sister, Shirley Taylor; fifteen grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his son, James Albert Bishop on July 13, 2008. He was a welder for U.S. Sugar Corporation for many years. He was a loving father, grandfather and brother. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He loved to go fishing, when he was not working, he was fishing. Funeral services celebrating his life will be held 3 p.m., Thursday, April 24, 2014, with a visitation one hour before at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl Cline officiating. Burial will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be given to Hope Hospice or
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Akin-Davis Funeral Home
438 E. Sugarland Hwy. Clewiston, FL 33440-3126
Published in NewsZapFL on Apr. 24, 2014