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Robert E. Bishop

03/01/1932 - 07/08/2024

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Obituary For Robert E. Bishop

Lima, Ohio

Robert E. "Bob” Bishop, age 92, passed away peacefully at 10:20 p.m. on Monday, July 8, 2024, at the Lima Convalescent Home in Lima.

Bob was born March 1, 1932, in Lima, OH, to the late Robert J. and Lenora K. (Kerr) Bishop. On September 15, 1956, he married Mary Louise (Cira) Bishop who preceded him in death on March 17, 2015.

Bob was a 1950 graduate of St. Rose Catholic High School. He proudly served in the United States Army Air Corp during the Korean War. He was a member of the VFW #1275, American Legion Post #96, Eagles Aeries #370, Elks BPOE #54, and he was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church. Bob retired from the BP Chemical Plant after 25 years of service. After his retirement he worked many years serving the community at Chiles - Laman Funeral Homes. Above all, Bob loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by four children, Robert E. (Lenore) Bishop, Jr. of Portage, MI, Christine 'Chris' (Paul) Joseph of Lima, Cheryl (Scott) Stimmel of Lima, and Laurie Art of Lima; ten grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren with one on the way; sister, Sue (Wally) Maurer of Tulsa, OK; and friend, Roz Keller.

In addition to his parents and wife, he is preceded in death by a son-in-law, Thomas Art; brother, Terrin (Pat) Bishop; and Sister, Marna (Dennis) Foxvog.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2024, at CHILES - LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Father David Ross will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, July 15, at the funeral home.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at the Lima Convalescent Home, Bridge Hospice and Dr. Salim Hanna for the care and compassion given to their father.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose Catholic Church, 523 N. West St, Lima, OH 45801 or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 6704 Hagerstown, MD 21741.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

Services

TBD

Visitation

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Road Lima, Ohio 45805 Get Directions »
15 Jul

Visitation

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Road Lima, Ohio 45805 Get Directions »
16 Jul

Funeral Service

11:00 AM

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Shawnee Chapel 1170 Shawnee Road Lima, Ohio 45805 Get Directions »
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  • 07/10/2024

    Chris, It was my honor to take care of your father Mr. Bishop.... You will always have a special place in my heart....Always Big Mama {Vetta}

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