Lawrence E. (Larry) Bishop
February 13, 1937 - November 24, 2018
Lawrence Evans “Larry” Bishop, 81, of Kendallville died Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
He was born February 13, 1937, in Noble County, Indiana, to Robert and Katherine (Smith) Bishop.
He honorably served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1959 during the Korean War.
Larry was a self-taught drummer and loved music. Being a handy person, he enjoyed working in his shop and doing yard work. He was an avid fan of Notre Dame football.
On December 19, 1963, in South Bend he married Shirley A. (Willard) Hollingsworth.
Mr. Bishop worked in property management for Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas, where he retired.
He was a 47-year member of Kendallville American Legion Post 86.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley A. Bishop of Kendallville; five daughters, Lisa Robinson of Norfolk, Virginia, Wendy Perry of Zuni, Virginia, Lariann Schweiger of Sterling Heights, Michigan,
Kimberly Simmons of Kempner, Texas, and Debra Miller of Anchorage, Alaska; a son, Lawrence “Duke” Bishop, Jr. of San Antonio, Texas; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jean Perkins of Wolcottville and Louise Rodman of Kendallville; and a brother, Gary Bishop of Ligonier.
There will be no visitation or services. The family will have a celebration of his life at a later date.
Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Ma'am, Larry & Kim, I found this and am saddened beyond words, you were my extended family as I spent a lot of time with Larry Jr., Mr. Bishop took us camping at Bixler, he always displayed professionalism and compassion. Such great times they were. Love you all. God Bless, Cyril
Shirley, Larry Jr., and Family. I am so sorry for your loss. Larry was such a great guy. I enjoyed my time with him and your entire family growing up in Kendallville all those years ago. God Bless. Mitch
We love you and will miss you Uncle Larry. Our thoughts go out to your entire family. Go Irish.
Rest in peace my brother. Love you
You will be missed, brother. Love you!
Our thoughts and prayers for you, Mike, and Family! Vicki and I are thinking of you and please let us know if you need anything.
We are so very sorry to hear the news! Our prayers are with you all! We love yall! Brenda, Ronnie, Justin, Weldon, taylor, and Granmommie
Sorry for your loss Gary, Jean and Louise. Also all of the family's. Now you can be with mom
Love you uncle!! Fly high
Love you Uncle, rest easy in Heaven
Sleep in peace Uncle