Obituary for Eugene S. "Gene" Bishop
Eugene S. "Gene" Bishop, 83 of Lewistown, entered into eternal rest at 5:44 p.m. on Thursday January 11, 2018 at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.
Born August 22, 1934 in Mansfield, PA, He was the son of the late Samuel and Edith (Cummins) Bishop. Gene was also proeceded in death by brothers Richard and Donald Winstead and granddaughter Kayla Auker.
Gene is survived by his loving wife, Patricia (Yoder) Bishop whom he married in 1960, children, Elizabeth Sheaffer and husband Kennard of McAlisterville, and Angela Patterson and husband Dennis of Lewistown, Grandchildren, Ashlee Patterson and fiance' Adam Taylor, Dylan Patterson, Kyle Auker and Kelsey Auker, Great-Grandchildren, Cohen Spickler and Cooper Colyer.
Earlier in life Gene worked for Joe The Motorist, FMC, K's and later Wal-Mart.
He traveled to Hawaii to place a wreath on the USS Arizona. He was a member of the VFW Post 7011 Honor Guard and volunteered for many events and funerals He also volunteered for The Childrens Miracle Network for many years.
He was an avid Penn State fan who also loved hunting and fishing and telling stories about them.
Gene was a wonderful husband and father and he will be forever loved and missed by many.
There will be a time of visitation with the family on Sunday January 14, 2018 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Barr Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory, 120 Logan Street, Lewistown. A funeral service in loving memory of Gene will be held on Monday January 15, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev Ronald Shupe officiating.
Interment will be private.
Online condolences can be offered to the family at www.barrfh.com