Byron P. Bishop, Sr., 56 of Nanty Glo, PA, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023 at Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital, Johnstown, PA. He was born December 31, 1966 in Indiana, PA, the son of John Bishop and Carol (Craig) Bishop.
Byron was a graduate of Indiana High School, class of 1986. He belonged to the Graystone Presbyterian Church in Indiana, PA. He was a lifetime member of the Nanty Glo Fire Department, having served for 35 years. His dedication to the fire service extended into being very active in the Cambria County Fire School. He was a member of the Lions Club having served as Past District Governor. Other clubs he belonged to include the Blue Goose Sportsman's Club and the Twin Rocks Sportsman's Club. Byron also volunteered his time in helping the Latrobe Army & Navy with numerous gun raffles. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing, having been an instructor for the Hunter's Safety Course for the PA Game Commission.
Byron is survived by his mother, Carol (Craig) Bishop, Indiana, PA; wife of 35 years, Lisa (Kinter) Bishop, Nanty Glo, PA; daughter, Karyssa Hill and husband Jesse, Blairsville, PA; son, Byron P. Bishop, Jr., Nanty Glo, PA; daughter, Mallory Bishop, Nanty Glo, PA; grandchildren, Zane Long and Raymond Bishop; brother, Johndavid Bishop and fiance Kim, Aultman, PA; sister, Debbie Fisher and husband Tom, NJ; nephews and nieces, Josh, Brittany, Madelyn, Mackenzie, and Rebecka; sister-in-law, Denise Magyar and husband Paul, Belsano, PA; brother-in-law, Richard Kinter, Jr., Belsano, PA; father-in-law, Richard Kinter, Sr., Belsano, PA.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Bishop; mother-in-law, Barbara Kinter; and sister-in-law, Amy Kinter
In keeping with Byron's wishes, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at Nanty Glo Fire Hall, Nanty Glo, PA on Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at 1:00 PM with Geno Bartoletti officiating.
If so desired, memorial donations may be made to Cambria County Regional Firefighters Association, PO Box 244, St. Michael, PA 15952
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