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Clarence Bishop

December 17, 1950 — August 18, 2020


Clarence Bishop, 69, of Monmouth, Il passed away at 4:10 am, Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at his home.

Clarence was born December 17, 1950 in Macomb, IL the son of Herman and Naomi (Foster) Bishop. He was raised and educated in Industry, Il and attended Macomb High School.

Clarence married Patricia Jackson in Galesburg, Il on September 14, 1985 and she survives.

He was a janitor at Abingdon Junior High School and was a guard at Wackerhut, Abingdon Pottery. He recently worked as a farm hand on the Bob Gavin farms.

Clarence enjoyed spending time with his family, watching classic western movies including John Wayne movies, working on cars, lifting weights, riding his bike and picking up cans.

Survivors include his wife; his stepchildren, Peggy (James) Baysingar of Atoka, TN, Mark (Chris) McCann of North Henderson, IL, Timothy McCann of Monmouth, IL, Tammy (Mike) Trout of Cameron, IL and Lori McCann of Monmouth, IL; 17 step grandchildren, many great step grandchildren; his siblings, Harold Bishop of Monmouth, IL, Bennie Bishop of CA, Evelyn Marie Bishop of Macomb, IL  and Junior Bishop of Berwick, IL; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 step grandchildren, Alaina Haneghan, Brandon Baysingar and Joshua Atwell; his brother, Ted Bishop and 3 nephews, Harold Bishop, Jr, Pete Bishop and Chris Bishop.

Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 5:00-7:00 pm Monday, August 24, 2020 at the Monmouth American Legion, Monmouth, IL.  Cremation has been accorded.  Memorials may be given to the Clarence Bishop Memorial Fund and left at the Funeral Home.  McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Monday, August 24, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Monmouth American Legion (Monmouth)

1110 North 11th Street, Monmouth, IL 61462

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