Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Obituaries

May 14, 2014

Howard Bishop

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Howard Bishop, age 73, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. John Cole officiating.  Interment will be at Earles Chapel Cemetery in Jacksonville.

Mr. Bishop passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014 in Jacksonville.

He was born June 6, 1940 in Price, Texas.

Howard was a member of the First Baptist Church

He was preceded in death by his wife, Neta Bishop; parents, Charlie and Florence Bishop; brothers, Curtis and Noel Bishop; sister, Nancy Bishop; and granddaughter, Rachael Benge .

Survivors include his daughters, Ronda Myers and husband Jason of Rusk, Tana Beaver and husband Billy of Jacksonville, and Becky McGarity and husband Shannon of Jacksonville; best companion, Daisy; grandchildren, Jarett Johnson, Jeremy Johnson, Krystal Kupke, Ronnie Rodgers, Jr., Myranda Johnson, Chad Rodgers, Cody Cox, Patrick Rodgers, Briana Beaver, Joshua McGarity; step-grandchildren, Dustin Myers, Kayla Myers, and Austin Myers; 12 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.

Honorary pallbearers will be Taylor Johnson, Wayne Strickland, Johnny Hughes, Josh Kupke, Jake Johnson, Larry Burton, Gordon Strickland, Joe Massey, Randy Guillen, Terry Johnson, Wayne Sides, and Brookshire Brothers friends.

Visitation will begin on Thursday, May 15, 2014 with family receiving friends from 5-7p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

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