- Born: 2 Jan 1899
- Marriage: Eleanor Louise "Lucy" McDougal
- Died: 12 Oct 1949 at age 50
- Buried: Highland Park Cemetery, Borger, Hutchinson, TX
Noted events in his life were:
• Obituary, 1949, Hutchinson, TX. Borger News Herald - October 13, 1949
Joe Bishop, 50, Hackberry street, Weatherly lease, died at 8 a.m. yesterday after a heart attack at the Cactus plant, Dumas.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Joe Bishop; four daughters, Mrs. Juanita Hodges, Mrs. Betty Jo Hodges, Miss Helen Bishop and Miss Shirley Ann Bishop, all of Borger; two sons, Billy Bishop of Denton, and Jimmy Bishop of Borger; one sister, Mrs. Joe Stegall of Delhi, La.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. in the First Baptist church with the Rev. Paul Cullen officiating. There will be Masonic graveside rites in Highland Park cemetery, under the direction of the Minton Funeral Home.
Joe married Eleanor Louise "Lucy" McDougal, daughter of William J "Will" McDougal and Maude Tommie Murray. (Eleanor Louise "Lucy" McDougal was born on 24 Oct 1906 in Union, LA, died on 1 Apr 1999 and was buried in Highland Park Cemetery, Borger, Hutchinson, TX.)