Grover C. Bishop
Grover C. Bishop, 89, of Bridge City, died Monday, May 14, at DuBuis Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in the McLewis community of Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Born in Coffeyville, Ks., on Aug. 6, 1923, Mr. Bishop had lived in the area since 1956. He served in the United States Navy from 1943 until 1964. Following his service in the Navy, he began his career with Levingston Shipbuilding Company in Orange, working there until the closing of the company. He then transferred to Gulfport Shipbuilding Company where he worked until his retirement.
He was a member of the V.F.W. and the Lloyd Grubbs Post of the American Legion in Orange, where he had served as a past Post Commander.
Mr. Bishop was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Mamie (Hutchcraft) Bishop; wife, Betty Bishop; brothers, Coy Bishop and Dan Bishop; and sister, Lou Ann Conley. He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Bishop; granddaughter, Karlee Watkins both of Bridge City; brother, Roger Bishop; and sister, Zelda Lundburg, both of Iowa.