Otto Bishop


Otto Bishop, age 80, a native of Fairhope, Alabama and a resident of the Styx River community, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.

Mr. Bishop was a member of Fairhope Christian Church since March 29, 1953 and was a longtime congregation member of Styx River Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford McChyne Bishop and Rosa Lee Nelson Bishop; daughter-in-law, Laura Sirmon; sister, Mildred Loraine "Mickey" Campbell; sisters-in-law, Pauline Bishop and Dolly Bishop; brothers-in-law, Bennie Campbell and Wilbur E. Havel.

Mr. Bishop is survived by his wife, Rosie Jane Bishop; sons, Randy Sirmon, Danny Sirmon (Jill) and Wayne Sirmon (Jennifer), all of the Styx River community; sister, Addie Louise Havel; brothers, McChyne "Mac" Bishop and Floyd Austin Bishop; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Styx River Baptist Church, with burial in Hinote Cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 9:30 until 11 a.m. prior to the services at the church.

Pallbearers will be Gordon Sirmon, Ethan Sirmon, Dalton Sirmon, John Rada, Robert Giddens and Austin Bishop.

Honorary pallbearers will be McChyne "Shinny" Bishop and Allen Bishop.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Styx River Baptist Church.

Funeral arrangements are by Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Highway 59, Robertsdale, Alabama.