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James E. “Jack” Bishop, age 78, of Mountain City, TN, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Johnson City Medical Center. He was born August 7, 1934 in Wyco, West Virginia, a son to the late Dana and Mamie Garland Bishop. Jack served in the U.S. Army and was a member of West Hills Christian Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Dallas Bishop, Kermit Bishop and Delano Bishop.
He is survived by daughters: Cathy Armstrong and husband Rick, Cyndi Thomas; granddaughters: McKinnley Thomas, Morgan Armstrong and Jordan Armstrong; great granddaughter: Addisyn Brooke
Brother: Elmer W. “Pete” Bishop; several nieces and nephews.
The graveside service for Mr. Bishop were held 10 am, Monday, May 6, 2013 at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Pat Mooney officiating. Military honors were conducted by the Bristol VFW Honor Guard. The family received friends on Sunday from 2 to 4 pm at Weaver Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at 223 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Suite 301, Nashville, Tennessee 37203.
Online condolences may be registered at Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.