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Richard L. Bishop

Richard L. Bishop, 71, of Lewistown passed away at 2:55 p.m. Saturday January 15 at Graham Hospital emergency room in Canton. He was born May 22, 1950 at Canton the son of Jesse and Marjorie (Yocum) Bishop. He married Janice Ellsworth on January 29, 1971 at Bryant. She survives along with one daughter, Nichole Bishop of Lewistown, two grandchildren, Adrianna (Gage Roberts) Stufflebeam of Lewistown, and Blake Stufflebeam of Lewistown, one great grandson, Braxton Roberts of Lewistown, one sister, Pat Allard of Canton, and many nieces and nephews. Richard worked at Top Line Auto Parts in Canton for over 20 years. He enjoyed old classic cars and going to auctions with Janice. He also enjoyed spending time with family especially his grandchildren and great grandson Braxton. He loved to babysit Braxton several days a week. Cremation will be accorded. A memorial visitation will be held from 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown. The family will plan a celebration of life at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with final expenses. To view Richard’s life tribute or to send online condolences visit

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