Russell Bishop Obituary

Russell Floyd Bishop
Russell Floyd Bishop

June 12, 1958 - January 7, 2021
Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Resided in Anchorage, Alaska


Russell passed away on Jan. 7, 2021, at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

Russell was born to Hazel Jurgens and Billy Joe Bishop on June 12, 1958, in Oklahoma City, Okla. Russell attended West and Bartlett high schools in Anchorage. After Russell graduated from Bartlett in 1977, he began a career in wholesale electrical distribution, where he excelled for more than 40 years.

Russell will be remembered by family and friends as a kind and gentle man. Russell enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing, snowmachining and most of all, spending time at his cabin.

Russell was predeceased by father, Billy Joe Bishop; mother, Hazel Jurgens; and brother, Joe Bishop Jr. He is survived by sister, Melinda Brooks; and nieces, Violet Brooks and Angelica Lynn-Regier.

A celebration of life will be held at his cabin after break up.

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