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Robert James "Jim" Bishop

June 8, 1968 ~ February 26, 2018 (age 49)

Robert James “Jim” Bishop, 49, of Hartford passed away Monday, February 26, 2018 at Ohio County Hospital. He was born June 8, 1968 in Royal Oak, Michigan to Hilda Fulkerson Knight and the late Ronald F. Bishop. Mr. Bishop a master electrician with IBEW Local 1701 and a member of Hartford Baptist Church.

Aside from his father, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, William O. “Chester” Knight and grandfather, Robert H. Fulkerson.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Bishop of Hartford; two daughters, Jessica Marie Bishop of Owensboro and Amber Dawn Bishop of Lexington; mother, Hilda Ann Knight of Hartford; grandmother, Anna Rae Fulkerson of Tennessee; brother, John Ray (Alisha) Bishop of Beaver Dam; half-brother, Michael Bishop of Michigan; half-sister, Annie Croft of Michigan; stepbrothers, Jimmy (Kathy) Knight of Bowling Green, Mark (Cheryl) Givens of Beaver Dam, and Pat Givens of Beaver Dam; stepsister, Elizabeth (Danny) Cook of Beaver Dam; nephew, Tyler Bishop; and niece, Brittany Nicole Bishop.  

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, March 2, 2018 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Burial will follow in Echols Cemetery in Echols, Kentucky. Friends may visit with Mr. Bishop’s family from 5-8 P.M. Thursday and  9 A.M. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

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