Mr. Jimmy Wayne Bishop, 65, of Morganton, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at his residence.
Jimmy was born on January 17, 1959 in Orange County, Fl to the late Jimmie George Bishop and Barbara Buckner Bishop. He was previously employed as a heavy equipment operator.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sheila Hembree Bishop.
Surviving are his two daughters, Melissa Bishop and fiancé Bobby Cooke of Morganton, and Sabrina Terry of Morganton. Also surviving are three granddaughters, Ava Cooke, Shyenne Terry and Karoline Terry; a grandson, Gabriel Terry; two brothers, Cecil Bishop and wife Heather of Morganton, Tim Bishop of Morganton; two sisters, Lisa Bradley of Morganton, and Sheila Bishop of Hickory; his in-laws, Margaret and Ron Kincaid of Morganton; sisters-in-law, Debbie Whisenant of Hickory, and Lynn and husband Eddie Young of Valdese; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2024 at Morganton Baptist Church at 2:30 P.M. with Rev. Dan Qurollo officiating.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 29, 2024, from 1:00 until 2:30 P.M. with the service to follow.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is assisting the Bishop family.