Bishop, Harold Wayne

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Harold Wayne Bishop of Riner, 70, was called home to be with the Lord on February 18th, 2023. Harold “ Wayne” was born on September 28, 1952 to Harold Dewey Bishop and Shirley Jean (Lester) Bishop.

Wayne attended Auburn High School, New River Community College and served in the US Army Reserves from 1971 – 1979, where he ended his service as a Staff Sergeant E6. He worked at Federal Mogul as an engineer in Blacksburg for over 30 years, and after retirement enjoyed driving semi’s across country. He never met a stranger, loved hard, and had the craziest sense of humor. He was a dedicated husband, friend, father, brother, son and Poppy. Harold loved traveling the country with Donna in their camper visiting different sites, and absolutely loved eating at new, unique, restaurants he saw on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

He was proceeded in death by his father, Harold Dewey Bishop, his beloved wife, Donna Barnett Bishop, his son in law, Marion R. Phillips, and his sweet baby daughter, Amy Jeanette Bishop.

He is survived by his mother Shirley, his siblings, David (Sharon) Bishop, Steve (Tammie) Bishop, and Jeanie (Kenny) Compton. His brother and sister in law, Michael (Linda) Barnett. His daughters, Terena (Jeff) Dankof, Tonya Bishop Phillips, Deidre (Jeff McCall) Dalton, and Melanie Bishop. He also leaves behind his beloved grandchildren, Aaron Blaine, Allison (Hunter) Bishop Woods, Addie Blaine, Foster White, Anna Blaine, Evan McCall, Emma McCall and Riley Phillips. Great Grandson, Baby Boy Blaine. His nieces, nephews, Ashley Bishop, Timothy (Tiffany) Bishop, Jasmine (TJ) Frazier, Jason (Cassie) Compton, Derek (Tabitha) Barnett and Josh (Melissa) Barnett. His Aunt Frances (Don) Drury, multiple cousins, and life long friends.

Visitation will take place FEB 24. 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (ET)
McCoy Funeral Home
150 Country Club Dr. S.W.
Blacksburg, VA 24060