Cleo Bishop Obituary

Cleo   Bishop
Cleo Bishop

April 6, 1953 - January 18, 2019
Born in Drew, Mississippi
Resided in Anchorage, Alaska


Cleo Bishop Jr; was born April 6, 1953 to Cleo Bishop and Mary Ellen Parker (Bishop) of Drew, Mississippi. Cleo left Drew as a young man went to Chicago, Illinois in 1974 to live with his brother Lahue Bishop and family. Later he moved to Anchorage, Alaska in 1984 to live with his brother Tommie L. Bishop and family. He worked at Spiegel catalog and Zenith while living in Chicago, Illinois. Cleo managed the shoe shine stand at the Anchorage International Airport for his brother Tommie L. Bishop; he also worked at Taco Bell, Fred Meyer’s, Carr’s Safeway, and Alaska Regional Hospital which was his last place of employment until his illness. Cleo liked to play cards, dance, shoot pool and he enjoyed sports, especially football, basketball and boxing and he loved his family.
He will be missed by, 3 brothers, Tommie L. Bishop of Anchorage, Alaska, Lahue Bishop of Olive Branch, Mississippi, James L. Bishop of Clark Ville, Tennessee and one sister Eddie M. Spivey of Fort Worth, Texas, Nieces Carla Johnson of Fort worth, Texas, Shyreeta Bishop of Altamanto, Florida, nephews Cornelius M. Bishop of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tommie L. Bishop Jr of Sacramento, California, Talmadge Spivey and Latreize Spivey of Fort worth, Texas, Lahue Bishop Jr of San Antonio, Texas, Andrea Bishop of Elgin, Oklahoma and a host of cousins and close loving friends. His great niece Bryanna Harris of Seattle, Washington and great nephew Tommie Lee Harris of Anchorage, Alaska shared a wonderful and fun time over the holidays with him.

The first is peace.
May you always find true peace of heart and true peace of mind as he did.
The second is joy.
May every day bring this treasured gift your way.
Third and last is love.
To get, to give, to have and to share, as long as you live”

From the family
In gracious appreciation, we offer our heartfelt ‘thanks’ to all of you for your love and support at this time. May almighty God bless you for holding us in your hearts and prayers.
The Bishop Family

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Celebration of Life
916 Ingra Street 3D
Anchorage, AK US 99501
Sunday, January 27, 2019
3:00 PM