David E. Bishop, 68, passed away peacefully in the company of his family on December 27, 2013. David was the son of Audrey and LeRoy Bishop, born on February 15, 1945. David was raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Kankakee, Illinois, graduating from Kankakee High School in 1963 and from DePauw University in 1967. David graduated from Air Force Officer Training School in 1967 and served on active duty as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer, stationed at the Air Force Special Weapons Center at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, until 1971. Thereafter he attended law school at The College of William and Mary’s Marshall Wythe School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor degree in 1974. He joined the Cleveland law firm of Calfee, Halter and Griswold in 1974, and practiced labor and employment law. He became a partner in the firm in 1980 and retired in 2000.
David is preceded in death by his parents. He leaves behind his beloved daughter Elizabeth (Bishop) Pagliari and her husband Matt; Kathleen “Kathy” Keogh, with whom he has shared his life for the past 21 years, and her brother, Joe and his wife Ellen, and her children, Allison Miller, and Lindsay (Miller) Watts and her husband John; and grandchildren Katie and Alex Watts.
There will be no formal funeral service. Contributions may be made to the Roanoke Island Animal Clinic, PO Box 460, Manteo, NC, 27954.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences