Carlton Clay Bishop
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Carlton Clay Bishop
Augusta, GA—Carlton Clay Bishop, husband of Joyce Bishop, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 27, 2020.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 2:00 PM, from Hillcrest Memorial Park, with Reverend John Raborn officiating.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic please adhere to the CDC recommended social distancing guidelines and wear masks.
Mr. Bishop was the owner of Bishop Construction Company. He was previously employed by the Medical College of Georgia during the polio outbreak, at which time he was in charge of distribution and maintaining iron lungs throughout the Southeast in conjunction with the March of Dimes. All the patients involved knew him as a friend and helper, and he devised numerous devices to aid them in activities
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Blanch Bishop; and his sister, Janean Oglesby.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Dawn Knight, and Amy McKeen (Robert), both of Augusta; his sister, Shelia Hayes, of Midway, GA; his brother, Ben Bishop (Sandra), of Richmond Hill, GA; his grandchildren, Halie, Amber, Nicholas, and Jacob; and two great granddaughters.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Jun. 28 to Jun. 29, 2020.
Graveside service
02:00 PM
Hillcrest Memorial Park
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June 30, 2020
To Joyce and Family. I want to extend my deepest sympathy in the loss of Carlton. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. May God lift you up and provide comfort and peace during this most difficult time. May God bless all of you. Madeline West, Augusta, Georgia
Madeline c West
June 29, 2020
Carlton is a kind and generous soul with such a sense of humor! We cherish our memories of visiting with him and with Joyce. Our prayers are with you, Joyce. God bless and sustain you during this trying transition.
Bill & Carolyn Cartmell
June 29, 2020
So sorry for your loss, l was fortunate to have known Carlton in the heavy equipment business. I don't think l've seen him without a smile and a kind word. He will be missed.
Don Blackstock
June 29, 2020
Carlton was a dear friend of mine and my husband! Bob was there to greet him when he arrived in Heaven. Carlton was a kind, sincere person and loved the Lord! His precious wife Joyce was always there for him. Our Heavenly Father through the power of His Holy Spirit bring comfort to dear Joyce and other family members.
Justine Moseley
June 29, 2020
Joyce and family my condolences. Carlton was such a joy to talk to when I had the pleasure of waiting on him at the bank. I always enjoyed hearing stories of his life experiences. We shared a passion for horses, cows and farming.
Although I didn't get to see him/y'all once I left the bank (C&S) I thought of you often.
You are in my prayers for peace and comfort today and the days to follow.
Sheri (Jackson) Dixon
June 29, 2020
I know your heart is breaking with Carltons passing away. I know you have been by his side for a long time. God was helping prepare you for this time. All of the family will be in my prayers. I am so glad I met Carlton years ago. He was such a kind person

Amanda Wilcher Chalker
Amanda Wilcher Chalker
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