On Monday, December 31, 2012. Beloved husband of Mary E. Bishop. He is also survived by children, Regina, Jacqueline and Sharon; 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, four brothers, four sisters, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by two children, Michael and Rosalind "Poochie" Bishop. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, January 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at HODGES & EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, 3910 Silver Hill Rd., Suitland, MD and on Saturday, January 12 from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Elim Baptist Church, 5030 Temple Hill Rd., Temple Hills, MD. Interment Washington National Cemetery.