Derek Ross Bishop age 29 of Salem and formerly of Vinton went to be with our Heavenly Father on Monday, August 3, 2020.
He was a wonderful son with a kind spirit, and most of all he was a wonderful dad who will be greatly missed by all. He was employed for Virginia Transformer as a Master Welder.
He leaves behind two beautiful pieces of himself, his children, Jase & Raylin Bishop; mother of his children, Lacie Kingery; mother, Kimberley Clement (Boyd); father, Ross Bishop (Denice); his siblings, Chris and Allen Slusser, Cody Clement, Brooke Clement and Blaine Bishop; grandfather, Jack Jones. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and host of friends.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Conner-Bowman Funeral Home with Pastor's Rick Smithers and Wendell Clement officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Vinton.
The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 12:00 noon until service time.
Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, 62 VA Market Place Drive (Route 220 @ Wirtz Road) Rocky Mount.