Alex Bishop, 75

Alex C. Bishop, 75, of Wabash, died at 7:27 am, Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. 

He was born April 27, 1943, in Rosemount, Ohio, to Alex Sr. and Ethel Polly (Shoop) Bishop.

Alex was a U.S. Navy veteran.  He married Lynna Jackson in Liberty Mills,  on Nov. 15, 1969.  He worked for Conrail Railroad 10 years.  He was a member of the Brookville Baptist Church.  Alex enjoyed working at the flea markets, going to auctions and rummage sales, playing horseshoes, watching baseball, hunting, and collecting coins.

He is survived by his wife, Lynna Bishop of Wabash; two sons, Thomas (Patty) Bishop of North Manchester and Joseph (Ginger) Bishop of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Sharon Bishop of Warsaw, Wilma Slagle of Georgia, and Helen (Paul) Tincher of Florida; and four brothers, Greg (Debbie) Bishop, Ricky Bishop, and Arnold Bishop,all of North Manchester, and Bobby (Cheryl) Bishop of Wabash. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and two sisters.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.  Friends may call from 1-2pm Friday, June 15, at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is American Kidney Foundation.
The memorial guest book for Alex may be signed at

Posted on 2018 Jun 05