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Wayne Bishop

February 18, 1946 - December 30, 2010

Wayne Leonard Bishop, 64, of Dana, NC passed away unexpectedly Thursday, December 30, 2010 at his home.

A native of Flat Rock, he was one of six children born to Hewett and Eva Bishop. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn McGraw, and brothers, Donnie and Eddie.

He was a 1965 graduate of East Henderson High School. He joined the US Marine Corps, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam as Staff Sergeant. He received the Purple Heart as well as other numerous awards and medals.

He was a man who loved the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. He had a real love for flowers and gardening and was an avid bird watcher. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by two sisters, Doris Brown and husband, Steve, of Lynchburg, VA, and Jean Owenby and husband, Buster, of Hendersonville; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Sunday, January 2, 2011 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Military Honors will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14.

Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Attention: GIFT PROCESSING, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301

Service Information

Memorial Information

Date: Sunday, January 2, 2011

Time: 2:00 pm


Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home

125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Military Honors will be conducted.

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