Mack Bateman Bishop Jr.(1922 - 2014)

BISHOP Mack Bateman Bishop, Jr., 91, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014. He was a loving husband, devoted father, grandfather, great-grandfather and caring friend to all who knew him. Mack was born on July 1, 1922 in Jacksonville, FL., to the late Mack and Julia Bishop. He is preceded in death by his brother Thomas W. Bishop. Mack graduated at the University of Florida and then enlisted into the United States Army Air Corps in 1942 where he served during World War II. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Harriet Potter Bishop; two daughters Bette (Phil) Mattox, Susan York; three granddaughters; two great-grand children; brother Robert Bishop and sister Carole Ford. Family will receive friends at Arlington Park Funeral Home, 6920 Lone Star Road, for a visitation on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 10:00am to 11:00am and a funeral service to follow at 11:00am in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida. Please Sign the Guestbook @

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Arlington Park Cemetery & Funeral Home
6920 Lone Star Road Jacksonville, FL 32211
(904) 724-6384

Published in the Florida Times-Union on June 24, 2014