Bishop, Kenneth and Dorothy

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Kenneth David Bishop and Dorothy Sumner Bishop, 63 and 67 respectively, of Christiansburg, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday August 5, 2015. Kenneth was born on January 28, 1952 to the late Sonny and Polly W. Bishop. His loving wife of 42 years, Dorothy, was born on December 8, 1947 to the late Paul S. and Mary W. Sumner.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her sister, Clara Graham and a brother, Ralph Sumner.

Kenneth is survived by his brothers, James M. Bishop and his wife, Patsy and Billy W. Bishop. Dorothy is survived by her brothers, Allan Sumner and Paul Sumner Jr.

Kenneth worked for over 35 years as a smash hand at New River Textiles and Dorothy worked for nearly 10 years as a seamstress at J. Freezer and Sons. They were lovingly devoted to each other and to their family. They will be greatly missed.

The family will receive friends DeVilbiss Funeral Home on Monday, July 10, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with funeral services to follow directly after with the Pastors Ursell Alderman and Gary Stike officiating. Interment will be at the Bishop-Altizer Family Cemetery in Montgomery County.

DeVilbiss Funeral Home in Radford, is in charge of arrangements.