Lindell Bishop - RIP

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By Don Wright on Thursday, October 19, 2006 - 10:33 am:
Obituary in Killeen Daily Herald, 19 Oct 2006

Lindell Ray Bishop
Services for Lindell Ray Bishop, 81, of Belton, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Heartfield Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Michael Adams officiating. Burial will follow in the North Belton Cemetery with full military honors.

He died Oct. 17, 2006, in a Temple hospital.

Bishop was born July 8, 1925, in Bernie, Mo., to the late Ruben Leslie and Ollie Jane Bishop. He was known to his family as Ray, but used Lindell in his professional life.

Bishop joined the U.S. Army in July 1943 and retired as a chief warrant officer-3 in July 1971. He fought in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Bishop earned many honors, including the Bronze Star and two Army Medal commendations.

After he served for his country he earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from ATU and also was a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics.

He then served as the Director of Criminal Justice at the Central Texas Council of Governments for 20 years. Bishop married Joyce Elaine Provance Scales on July 10, 1946.

He was preceded in death by his son, Ronnie Bishop; twin brother, Kay Bishop of St. Peters, Mo.; brother, Haskel Bishop of Rochester, Mich.; and sisters, Jewell Tuttle of St. Louis, Mo. and Norma Lampher of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Survivors include his daughters, Kerry Perez of Harker Heights, Patty Garrett of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; grandsons, Dusty and Ryan Perez of Harker Heights, Derik and Trevor Moore of Bernie, Mo.; bother, R.L. Bishop of Malden, Mo.; sisters, Christa McCullen and Pat Seitrich, both of St. Louis, Mo., Mary Nelle Stokes of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Sybill Olive of Festus, Mo.

The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Heartfield Funeral Home in Belton, who is also handling the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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