Richard “Dick” Douglas Bishop

Richard “Dick” Douglas Bishop, 94, of Greenville, husband of Althea Shanahan Bishop, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Born in Southampton, NY, he was the son of the late David Rogers Bishop and the late Olga Regina Wegner Bishop.

In addition to his wife, Dick is survived by two sons, Richard D. Bishop, II (Noreen) of Tarpon Springs, FL and William Bishop (Candace) of Woodstock, GA; two daughters, Barbara Backus (Ray) of Palm Harbor, FL and Mary Bishop of Bridgehampton, NY; 6 grandchildren, Courtney Parent, Richard D. Bishop, III, David Backus, Timothy Backus, Anthony Kertatos, and Jesse Kertatos; and 4 great grandchildren, Syniva, Nolan, Kyle, and Athena.

A Memorial Service will be held at Rollin Green on Saturday, May 11, 2019 beginning at 3:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 4151 Spruill Avenue, Suite 250, North Charleston, SC 29405.

Condolences to the family of Richard “Dick” Douglas Bishop

  • Laura Milford
    3 months ago

    Please accept my heartfelt condolences of the loss of your husband and father. I met Dick and Althea over 30 years ago thru work. Even after they moved to South Carolina, he would still visit our agency when he returned to Hartwell. He was a great man and I learned many things from him. May God provide you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Laura Milford, Skelton-Morris Associates.

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