BISHOP, Byron Joseph "Buzz," Sr., 82, of Wheeling, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2013 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born January 15, 1931, in Moundsville, WV, son of the late Joseph and Katherine Steele Bishop.
"Buzz" was a retired iron worker with Local #549 of Wheeling.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Fish Bishop; and a daughter, Nancy Neidert.
Surviving are a daughter, Kathie Auth and her husband, Ron of Waldorf, MD; a son, Byron Joseph "Buzz" Bishop, Jr. and his wife Sherry of Wheeling, WV; a son-in-law, Ralph Neidert of Nanjemoy, MD; nine grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Carney and her husband, Francis of Seville, OH; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Monday, December 9, 2013, from noon-2 p.m. and from 5 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m. at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311) with the Reverend Bryan D. Carpenter officiating.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.