William Carl "Bill" Bishop
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Shreveport, LA - Services celebrating the life of William Carl "Bill" Bishop, 85, will be held at 12:00 p.m., Friday, February 22, 2013, in the Chapel of Centuries Memorial Funeral Home. Bro. Chad Hardbarger and Bro. Harry Forester of Emmanuel Baptist Church will be officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Park West Cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends for visitation at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
Bill was born September 13, 1927 in Dermott, Arkansas to the late C.J. and Nora Bishop and was called to his Heavenly home on February 18, 2013. He was the youngest of ten children. Bill retired after 32 years of service with the phone company. He then began his own electrical service company which he owned and operated for over 30 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his daughter; Amy Bishop Flowers, four brothers and three sisters. Left to cherish Bill's memories and tell his life story will be his wife, Johnnie Chrisman Bishop; and her two daughters, Diane Smart and Kathy Barlow; his sisters, Mary Nell Crowder and Louise Dennington; grandchildren, Philip and Whitney Flowers and their two children; Chris and Heather Flowers and their three children; and Andrew and Kelly Burns and their four children.
Honoring Bill as pallbearers will be his grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church where Bill was a member, or the
You may offer your condolences to the family by visiting www.centuriesmemorialfh.com.
Published in Shreveport Times on Feb. 21, 2013