Thomas Wendell Bishop(1925 - 2013)

BISHOP Thomas Wendell Bishop, 88, of Jacksonville passed away Sunday, December 29, 2013. He was born on December 4, 1925 to Lottie and Howard Bishop in Nocatee, Florida (DeSoto County). He graduated from DeSoto County High School and joined the Army, 28th Division, 109th Infantry, in 1944. He lived in Jacksonville since 1952 and retired from Stockton, Whatley and Davin where he worked for over 25 years. He is survived by: daughter, Valerie Zart (Carl) of Jacksonville; son, James Howard Bishop (Janette) of the Marshall Islands; 5 grandchildren: Bennett and Nicholas Zart; Dane, Mereille and Abigail Bishop; and 1 niece. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Mandarin Cemetery, with Rev. Bob Loy officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257. Arrangements by: Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home, 1426 Rowe Ave., Jacksonville, FL. Please Sign the Guestbook @

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Corey-Kerlin Funeral Homes & Crematory - Jacksonville
1426 Rowe Avenue  Jacksonville, FL 32208

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Jan. 2, 2014