Elmer R. Bishop, 67, a retired boiler-maker helper at the Southern
Railway, died at his home at 1121 south Prince street at about Saturday afternoon following an illness
of nearly 15 months.
Surviving are the wife, Mattie Grubb Bishop; two daughters, Mrs.
Lowell Catt, of Mishawaka, and Mrs. Dawson Lewis of
Princeton; two son, Leonard Bishop of Patoka, and Harold Bishop of South Bend;
one step-daughter, Mrs. Paul Jines of Evansville; one
step-son Earl Darnell of Long Beach, Calif; and two
brothers, Fred Bishop of Mt. Carmel and Arthur Bishop of Los Angeles.
Funeral services will be held at the Colvin and Son chapel on
Tuesday morning at with Rev. Roy Kinney officiating.
Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Mr. Bishop was born in Lawrenceville, Ill., on April 3, 1885, and had resided in Princeton for the past 24 years, moving here from
He was a member of the Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Helpers of
Mr. Bishop is at the Colvin and Son mortuary where friends may
call after Sunday afternoon.