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James Warren “Jim” Bishop, Sr., 73, died August 21, 2022 at ECU North Hospital in Roanoke Rapids.

Jim was born April 1, 1949 in Petersburg, VA, the son of Lawrence O’Neal Bishop and Audrey Slater Bishop.  Jim was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Amanda Gail Brown; and brothers, Kenny and Larry.

He was an active member of Grace Baptist Church in Gaston for as long as his health permitted.  Jim enjoyed NASCAR, and liked to hunt and fish when he was able.  He was an honorably discharged US Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian S. Bishop; son, Jim Bishop, Jr.; grandchildren, Zach Grisson, Daniel Spadaccia, Allison Brown, Seth Bishop and Bailey Grissom; brother, Jeff; sisters, Renda, Laurie and Linda; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, August 24, 2022 from the graveside at Crestview Memorial Cemetery with Pastor Wesley Agee presiding.  Friends may visit with the family following the service.

The online guest register may be signed at hockadayfs.com

Arrangements are under the care of Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service.