Walter Bishop, 75, New Middletown, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2006, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
A native of New Rochelle, N.Y., he was a former linesman for Lilco in Long Island, N.Y., and a retired equipment operator for the town of Smithtown, N.Y. He was a member of the auxiliary police in Suffolk County, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille and Evelyn, and a brother, Bobby.
Survivors include his wife, the former Shirley Abrams; two sons, Walter Louis Bishop of Deltona, Fla., and Steven Miller Bishop of Smithtown; a daughter, Susan Jean Lilly of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; two step-daughters, Joyce Meredith and Roxane Sparrow, both of Jeffersonville; a stepson, Troy Marcum of Jeffersonville; a brother, Herman Bishop of Denver; five grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and seven step-great-grandchildren.
Memorial visitation: Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Scott Funerall Home’s North Chapel in Jeffersonville. The body will be cremated.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Harrison County Humane Society.