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Visitation: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Location: Weymouth Funeral Home

Graveside Service: 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Location: Peninsula Memorial Park

Arthur (Art) Cyrus Bishop, Jr., 83, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020.  He was born in Elizabeth City, NC and had been a long-time Peninsula resident.  Art was a Vietnam Veteran and retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1974 as a Master Sergeant after 26 years of honorable service.  Following his military service, he went on to retire from Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co. as a senior electrical inspector after 20 years of service. He had many interests and hobbies, including sky diving, wood-working, and photography.  He was a certified pilot, flying his own plane for nine years.  He was also a certified Scuba Diver.

Mr. Bishop was preceded in death by his first wife, Shelby Jean Bishop.  He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Virginia T. Bishop; son, Jeff Bishop (Juanita); daughter, Lisa Reed; 4 step-children, Doreen Harmon, Jaime Velasco (Faith), David Velasco, and Ricky Velasco (Sari); brother, Ray Bishop (Jan);  sister, Faye Jensen; 15 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 11:30- 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Weymouth funeral Home. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will follow at 1 p.m. at Peninsula Memorial Park by Pastor Eric Earhart.  Arrangements are by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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