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James Aaron Bishop, 73, Orange

James Aaron Bishop, age 73, of Orange, Texas, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2022, in Jasper, Texas. Family and friends will gather for a memorial visitation, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Dorman Funeral Home.

James was born in Orange, Texas, on June 17, 1949, to parents, Iva Lea Weldon Bishop and Melvin Bishop, Sr. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy and was stationed in Pearl Harbor. James worked as an electrician for many years before becoming disabled.  He loved spending time laughing and just “hanging out” with family and friends. James will be greatly missed by all those that knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Bishop; parents, Melvin and Iva Bishop, Sr.; brothers, Melvin Bishop, Jr. and Patrick Bishop.

James is survived by his daughter, Kami Bishop; son, Erick Wagstaff and his wife, Charlene; sister, Rebecca Shomo; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and many wonderful friends.


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