Ted Bishop

[16 APR 1933 - H2 - 20258 - 12 OCT 2008]

Ted Bishop Eulogies

AOG Testimonials



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Nancy Bishop and Val Bundren
[DC Party - DEC 2014]



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Sandy Wargowsky - McCulla's - Nancy Bishop
[DC Party - DEC 2014]



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Norm Blahuta - Nancy Bishop - Val Bundren
[DC Party - DEC 2014]



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Nancy Bishop and Donna Ludwig
[DC Party - DEC 2012]



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Pat Strati - Nancy Bishop - Barb and Norm Blahuta
[DC Party - DEC 2012]



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Nancy Bishop and Dan Troyan
[DC Party - DEC 2011]



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Nancy Bishop and Pat Strati
[DC Party - DEC 2011]



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Nancy Bishop - Donna and Dan Ludwig
[DC Party - DEC 2009]



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Nancy Bishop - Jack Doyle - Tommy West
[DC Party - DEC 2009]



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Bishop Headstone



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Ted Bishop

Ted Bishop Funeral Pictures



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Bishop's and Schepps'
[c1993]



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Dick Wargowsky - Ted and
Nancy Bishop [1988]



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Ted Bishop and Phil Hoge
[FEB 1969]



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'55 Engineer Officer's Basic Course
Ft. Belvoir - NOV 1955

Row 4: Lathrop - Hagedorn - Craven - J Campbell - Bazilwich - Gay - Vanden Bosch - Staudaher - Domeck - Row 3: Sietman - Sloan - Norvill - Maurer - Bates - Muller - Ginter - W Brown - Horst - Schow Row 2: Auer - S Johnson - Bishop - Gray - Polly - Sanderson - Fontaine - Gallup - L Warner - J Strickland - Row 1: Wheeler - JRC Miller - DeMaris - Carpenter - J Franklin - Guthrie - LaFrenz - Schauer - McKinney - Ludwig

Larger Size



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H-2 Firsties - 1st Row: Dick McCarthy - Meekison - Pop Warner - Frost (CO) - Pond - 2nd Row: Dickson - Raymond - Clayton - Vulgas - Matteson - 3rd Row: Grey - Weaver - McIlroy - Chambers - Booras - 4th Row: Oppel - Hagan - Pickett (Absent: Bishop and Kinzer)



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Schow - Roades - Burroughs - Bishop -
Mayson - Patton [2nd Regt Staff]



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Ted Eugene Bishop

Ted Eugene Bishop was born on 16 April 1933 in Findley, Ohio. He received an appointment to West Point from the 8th Congressional District of Ohio. Ted entered West Point on 3 July 1951 He was in Company H2 and led the company to a Brigade basketball championship. His first class year, he was a Captain and Brigade Regimental Training Officer. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned in the US Army in the Corps of Engineers.


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Ted Eugene Bishop

April 16, 1933 - October 12, 2008

Col. Ret. Ted Eugene Bishop, 75, of Berryville, Virginia, died Sunday, October 12, 2008 in the Winchester Medical Center.

Col. Bishop was born April 16, 1933 in Findlay, Ohio, the son of Fred Joseph and Velma Agnes Hartman Bishop. He was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point in 1955. He served 28 years in the U. S. Army with two tours in Vietnam. He retired as a Colonel in 1983. He was a member of Emmaus Church in Berryville where he served as elder. He was a member of the Army Corps of Engineers, American Legion Post 41 of Berryville, and F.I.S.H.

He married Nancy Emma VanStronder on June 26, 1955 in Findlay, Ohio. Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Cynthia Ingels of Purcellville, VA and Pamela Ingram of Leesburg, VA; and four grandchildren, Kaia and Anika Henriksen and Jeffrey and Conner Ingram. Two brothers, Donald Bishop and Harold Bishop, preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A. M. Saturday, October 18, 2008 at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel in Berryville with Rev. David Harper and Pastor Mike Dean officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hebron Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gary Ingram, Dave Ingels, Doug Hackworth, Bill Veilleux, Dave Pelleman, and Mike Dowling. Military honors will be provided by Winchester V.F.W. Post 2123 Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends 10:00 - 11:00 A. M. Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to F. I. S. H., P O Box 1154, Berryville, VA 22611, Emmaus Church, P O Box 1, Berryville, VA 22611, or a local charity of your choice.


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Ted Eugene Bishop '55

No. 20258 16 Apr 1933 - 12 Oct 2008
Died in Berryville, VA;
Interred in Mount Hebron Veterans' Cemetery, Winchester, VA

Colonel Ted Eugene Bishop, 75, of Berryville, Virginia, died Sunday, October 12, 2008 in the Winchester, Virginia Medical Center. The cause of Ted's death was heart failure related to inherited cholesterol levels.

Ted was born April 16, 1933 in Findlay, Ohio, the son of Fred Joseph and Velma Agnes Hartman Bishop.

He graduated from West Point in the Class of 1955. Even though he loved sailing and had thought about attending Annapolis, he served 28 years in the U. S. Army including two tours in Vietnam. He retired as a Colonel of Engineers in 1983. His daughter Pamela tells us:

"The Army was my Dad's other family. As a Military Academy graduate, he took the Academy's motto 'Duty, Honor, Country very seriously.... he never regretted going to West Point and becoming a part of the Army Corps of Engineers."

During his service in the Army after graduation, he joined the 12th Engineer Battalion and spent three years in Germany with the unit. Ted earned a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois in 1961. He completed the Advanced Course at the Engineer School in 1962, then served with MACV in Vietnam during 1962 and 1963. He participated in the United States Lake Survey from 1963 to 1965, afterward attending the Command and General Staff College.

He served on the staff and faculty of the Australian School of Military Engineering from 1966 to 1968; after which he arrived in Vietnam, was in the 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division as Assistant Division Engineer, and then became Commander of the 14th Engineer Battalion. While a Battalion Commander, Ted earned the Legion of Merit, two Bronze Star Medals, and the Air Medal.

In 1969, he worked at the Defense Communication Planning Group, U.S. Naval Observatory for two years; then attended the Army War College graduating in 1972. Ted worked in the Office of the Chief of Engineers from 1972 to 1979. His next assignment was at Coastal Engineering Research Center from 1979 to his retirement from the Army in 1983.

He was a member of Emmaus Church in Berryville where he served as an Elder. He was a member of the American Legion Post 41 of Berryville, and F.I.S.H. of Clarke County, VA a group of people who help the needy through churches, the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, and Social Services.

He married Nancy Emma VanStronder on June 26, 1955 in Findlay, Ohio. Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Cynthia Ingels of Purcellville, Virginia and Pamela Ingram of Leesburg, Virginia; and four grandchildren, Kaia and Anika Henriksen and Jeffrey and Conner Ingram. Two brothers, Donald Bishop and Harold Bishop, preceded him in death.


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