Memorial service for Roger Bishop will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Walker Funeral Home, Gillette, Wyoming with Kenna Lou Rose officiating.
Roger Clive Bishop, age 76, of Gillette, WY died Friday, December 28, 2012 at his second home in Story, WY due to a long battle with cancer.
Roger was born on April 3, 1936, in Boulder, CO, the son of Frances and Oren Bishop. He married Jeannette Dodd Bishop on September 22, 1963 in Boulder, CO. Roger and Jeannette moved to Gillette, WY in 1978 where Roger was Bank President of First Wyoming Bank and later owned Bishop Auto. Roger enjoyed spending time with his family at his cabin in Story. He loved to watch the Bronco’s, Nuggets, and boxing. He always enjoyed his spirited debates with his sons. His hobby was collecting cars and fly fishing at his cabin.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 49 years, Jeannette Bishop, his two son’s Curt (Donna) of Longmont, CO and Mike (Brenda) of Gillette, his sister, Vonnie (John) Ewan of Boulder, CO and three grandchildren, Drew, Emily, Danny, all of Longmont, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials are suggested to benefit the Story Volunteer Fire Department. Memorials and condolences may be sent in Roger's name to Walker Funeral Home 410 Medical Arts Court, Gillette, WY. Condolences may also be sent via the website to www.walkerfuneralgillette.com