Kenneth O. Bishop Jr., 78, of West Grove passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 14, at home.He was the husband of Mary Reyburn Roland Bishop.

He was the son of the late Kenneth and Mildred Beach Bishop.

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

Mr. Bishop 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.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Susan Eastridge of Fredericksburg, Va., Denice Mohn of La Quinta, Calif., Kenneth O. Bishop III of Rancho Mirage, Calif., and 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 predeceased by his daughter, Connie Taylor, of Stroudsburg and a brother, Donald Bishop.

Funeral services were held. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Edward L. Collins Funeral Home, Inc. Oxford. Interment was in Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to Willow Tree Hospice, 100 Sycamore Drive, West Grove, PA 19390.

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