Bobby "Pete" G. Bishop
Bobby "Pete" G. Bishop
January 16, 1939 - May 31, 2021

Bobby G. Bishop

Bobby Gerald (Pete) Bishop, 82, of Interlachen, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 31, 2021, at his residence following a brief illness.

He was a faithful Christian, being baptized in 1993 along with his twin granddaughters. He was a deacon at First Baptist Church in Interlachen. He loved fishing, watching sports, doing puzzles, and studying the Bible. He loved to call and talk with his brothers and sisters and loved spending time with his church family. He was an Army veteran serving as a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Effie Bishop; a son, Bobby Bishop; two brothers, Leonard Bishop, Lennie Merle Bishop; and a sister, Eloise Barnes.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Sandra “Sandy” Bishop; a son, Kevin Bishop (Debbie) of Alachua; a daughter, Kimberly “Kim” Bishop-Swendsen (Bill) of Interlachen; five grandchildren, Talisa Fletcher (Winston) of Palatka, Heather Turner (Joseph) of Melrose, Kiara “Kiki” Riley (John) of Interlachen, Robert “Robbie” Bishop (Kara) of Corpus Christi, TX, Chase Bishop of Corpus Christi, TX; 11 great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Cason “Bubba”, and Ella Turner; Myles, and Kai Fletcher; Ashlynn, and Rhett Riley; Madison Gibson, Robin, and Rory Bishop; and Arthur Colt Bishop; two brothers, Lorenzo “Butch” Bishop (Karen) of GA, Buddy Jake “Bud” Bishop (Linda) of GA; two sisters, Judy Hooton of MS and Brenda Morgan (Terry) of MS.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka with Pastor Chris White officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial, with military honors, will be held at Jacksonville National Cemetery.

Friends may sign the online register at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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