Thomas Monroe “Tommy” Bishop, 80, of Marion, Kentucky, formerly of Paducah, died Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 3:54 pm at Crittenden County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Marion.
Tommy was born on August 14,1942 to Thomas and Ida Sims Bishop. He was well-known in the McCracken County area as the owner and operator of Bishop Building and Contracting. Tommy was a member of Spring Bayou Baptist Church, Kevil, KY.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Bishop, Marion; two daughters, Deidra Garrett and husband Wayne, West Paducah and Beth Stokes and husband William, West Paducah; step-son, Kevin May, St. Joseph, IL; two grandchildren, Aaron Garrett and wife Courtney and Allison Garrett, all of West Paducah; two step-grandchildren, Devin May, Benton, KY and Karina Devore,Yuma, AZ; two great-grandchildren, Weston and Leslie Garrett, West Paducah; three sisters, Mary Gilmore and husband, Danny, Gallatin, TN; Diana Bradford, West Paducah and Sandy Jernigan, Paducah; two brothers, Terry Bishop and wife Kathy, Paducah and Everett Bishop and wife, Sheila, Beloit, WI; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside services will be held at 1 PM, Thursday, January 19 at Salem Cemetery, Salem, KY with Rev. Wes Morehead officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Myers Funeral Home, Marion, KY is in charge of arrangements