William G. Bishop Riley Township William G. Bishop, 94, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, August 3, 2011. He was born in Riley Township on July 6, 1917, a son to the late George and Nellie (Fitz) Bishop. Bill married Beatrice A. Booms on June 14, 1947 in First Baptist Church of Goodells. Mr. Bishop was a longtime area farmer and had also been employed as a machinist in several factories. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Goodells and had also been a member of the Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA). Bill enjoyed deer and pheasant hunting. Surviving are his dear wife, Beatrice; children, Sue Anne (Tony) Kilian of Emmett and Gary Bishop of Goodells; 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and a great-great granddaughter; brothers, Jack Bishop, Sr. and Frank Bishop; his sister, Ruth Eagling; and his favorite pet (cat) Snoopy. Bill was preceded in death by two sisters and 2 brothers. Services will take place on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Kammeraad Funeral Home, Memphis, with Pastor Randall E. Clark officiating. Interment will follow in Memphis Cemetery. Bill's family will welcome visitors in the funeral home on Friday 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and on Saturday 10 - 11 a.m. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the family. www.kammeraadfuneralhome.com
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Kammeraad Funeral Home - Memphis
80375 Main Street
Memphis, MI 48041
Published in The Times Herald from Aug. 4 to Aug. 5, 2011