Jimmy (Tobit) Bishop

The Daily Tribune News
Cartersville, Georgia
Published December 29, 1998
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Jimmy (Tobit) Bishop, 50, of 61 Gordon Road, Taylorsville, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998.

He was born March 28, 1948 in Bartow County, son of the late Luther Bishop and Dora Kimbrell Bishop. He was a member of the Christian Community Church and of the Baptist faith, an electrician with Bowman Electric and a Vietnam veteran.

He was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Darrell Bishop, and a daughter, Amy Leigh Bishop.

Survivors include his wife, Gay Guyton Bishop; son, Douglas Page West of California; two daughters, Charlene Marie West of Cartersville and Michelle Bishop of North Carolina; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Denver Barrow of Glenville and Patsy and Carlton Black of Chattanooga, Tenn.; brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Norma Bishop of Tacoma, Wash.; six grandchildren, Victoria Brogdon, Hannah West, Matthew West, Brook Bishop, Bodie Bishop and Travis Bishop; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 2 p.m., in the Parnick Jennings Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Gary Taylor officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens with full graveside military rites by the Vietnam Veterans of Bartow County.

The family will receive friends at the Parnick Jennings Funeral Home, from 6-9 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 28.

Pallbearers will include Jeff McCrary, Gerald Bradley, Wayne Priest, Dennis Priest, Charles Davis and Harry Bishop.  The Bartow County Vietnam Veterans along with Johnny Bowman will serve as honorary pallbearers.

The Parnick Jennings Funeral Home, of 430 Cassville Road, Cartersville, is in charge of the arrangements.

[Re-printed with permission from The Daily Tribune News in an effort to help preserve history.]


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