Stephen Orlin Bishop

December 24, 1953 ~ April 29, 2021 (age 67)


Tobaccoville- Stephen Orlin Bishop, 67, of Tobaccoville, NC passed away unexpectedly, at his home on Thursday, April 29, 2021.


Stephen was born on December 24, 1953 in Presque Isle, Maine to the late Gordon George Bishop and Bessie June Copple Bishop.


He has taken excellent care of his mother over the years. He loved to collect NASCAR specifically Earnhardt Sr. and Earnhardt Jr. He enjoyed mechanical work and restoring old cars.


Left to cherish his memory are his mother Bessie June Copple Bishop, His sister Teresa Lewis (Freddie), a niece Sherrie Bumble, a nephew Shaun Bumble, and four great nieces and nephews.


A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Forsyth Memorial  Park Cemetery.


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Graveside Service
May 6, 2021

2:00 PM
Forsyth Memorial Park Cemetery

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