May 11, 1957 – Sept. 8, 2013
Tyrone Bishop, 56 of Vallejo passed away Sept. 8 after a brief illness. He was born in San Francisco. Tyrone worked as a carpenter doing home renovations for 30 years and also worked at Napa Steel and Pipe. He was a member of Corinthians Church of God in Christ. He enjoyed cooking and telling jokes.
Tyrone is survived by his wife, Lowanna Newell-Bishop of Vallejo; daughter, Carla Bishop-Boyd (Christopher) of Texas; son, Carlos Bishop (Paula) of Texas; parents, Mary Bishop of Vallejo and Bennie Bishop of Vacaville; sister, Reba Bishop of Vallejo; brothers, Gregory Bishop (Samantha) of Fairfield, Bennie Bishop III of Vallejo and Joseph Dale Bishop (Vickie) of Vallejo; and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 20 from 3 to 8 p.m., at Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home, 524 Capitol St., Vallejo.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m., at Corinthians Church of God in Christ, 1101 Benicia Rd, Vallejo. There will be a private inurnment.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home.