Kenneth O. Bishop, Jr., 78, of West Grove, died Thursday, Feb. 14, at home.He was the son of the late Kenneth and Mildred Beach Bishop.

Kenneth was a graduate of the Sharon Hill High School. He was formerly employed by the Atlantic Refining Company, 7-11 District Manager and as a salesperson for William B. Merrys Company in Elkton, Md.

Kenneth and his wife lived in Summerfield, Fla. for 10 years where he was monumental in the building of The Village View Community Church. He was on the Board of Directors for the Mentally Retarded Association.

He was a loving husband to his handicapped wife, Mary and devoted father to their children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Reyburn Roland Bishop, four children, daughter Susan Eastridge of Fredericksburg, Va, daughter Denice Mohn of La Quinta, Calif., son Kenneth O. Bishop, III of Rancho Mirage, Calif., daughter Tammy Bishop of Somerville, Mass., seven step-children, Maxine Roland, John Roland, both of Oxford, Robert Roland, Judy Jobe, Yvonne Hershey and Jerald Roland, all of Cochranville, S. Jeffrey Roland of Kennett Square, one sister, Jean Schaeffer of Drexel Hill, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Connie Taylor of Stroudsburg, and a brother, Donald Bishop.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Edward L. Collins Funeral Home, Inc., 86 Pine Street, Oxford, PA 19363.

Interment was in Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Nottingham.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Kenneth's memory may be made to Willow Tree Hospice, 100 Sycamore Dr., West Grove, PA 19390.

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