KINGS MOUNTAIN - Robert "Bob" Carleton Bishop, 76, resident of Kings Mountain, died June 9, 2014, at Kings Mountain Hospice House. He was born in Port Townsend, Wash., to the late Prentiss and Elsie Meyer Bishop. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Charlene Bishop.
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Mr. Bishop graduated with an Associate Degree from Central Piedmont Community College and served in the United States Army. He was a chemical technician with Celenese, Research and Development, Charlotte. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with this family and playing golf.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Karon Whittle Bishop of Kings Mountain; daughter, Cindy Bishop Jarvis of Rutherfordton; granddaughter, Bryanna Jarvis; twin brother, Richard Bishop and wife Cecile of Mesa, Ariz.; brother, Jack Bishop and wife Effie of Puyallup, Wash.; and sister, Margaret Usher of Portland, Ore.
Visitation: The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.
Memorial service: 4 p.m. Thursday at Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel
Officiated by: Chaplain Jim McSwain
Funeral home: Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain, is handling the arrangements.
, 3800 Shamrock Drive Charlotte, NC 28215
Guest register: www.harrisfunerals.com
Published in Shelby Star on June 11, 2014