John "Jackie" Bishop Sr., 83, a native of Barnwell and a resident of Summerdale, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017.
Mr. Bishop served in the Army for two years, and was employed with Scott Paper Company for 34 years.
He loved his family and Alabama football.
Jackie was preceded in death by his father, Samuel Brown Bishop; mother, Elizabeth Bishop Coleman; and daughter, Lynda Sue Bishop.
He is survived by the beloved mother of his children, Joyce G. Bishop; son, John S. "Sammy" Bishop Jr. (Becky); daughter, Donna B. Page (Buddy); grandchildren, Kevin J. Page of Smyrna, Georgia, Kelly L. Page of Gulf Shores, Alabama, Carolyn H. Flanary, Arkadelphia, Arkansas; great-grandchildren, Adrien Hickson, Katelyn Flanary; sisters, Margaret Sharron of Pace, Florida, Patricia "Patsy" Post of Montgomery, Alabama; nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home, Fairhope, Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 11 a.m.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the service time.
Interment will follow in Brook-Cedron Cemetery, Barnwell.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to My Child Cerebral Palsy Foundation, 418520 W. 11 Mile Road, No. 121, Novi, MI 48375, www.cerebralpalsyfoundation.com, or the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX, www.heart.org.
Arrangements by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 19698 Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL 36532, 251-990-7775, www.wolfefuneralhomes.com.