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Official Obituary of

James "Jimmy" Sterling Bishop

August 19, 1948 ~ February 15, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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James "Jimmy" Bishop Obituary

James "Jimmy" Sterling Bishop, 75, of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away on February 15, 2024. He was born on August 19, 1948, in Knoxville.

Jimmy, was a proud Army veteran.

He attended Powell High School and later pursued a career as an Engineering Technician, at Pellissippi State College.

Jimmy is survived by his brother, William Bishop; nephews, William Bishop, Jr. and Eric Bishop. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Jean “Jeannie” Beeler; daughter, Alaina Bishop; father, Thomas K. Bishop; and mother, Penelope C. Bishop.

A Celebration of Life honoring Jimmy will be held at a future date. The Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel at 5301 Fountain Rd, Knoxville, TN, is assisting the family with his final arrangements.

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