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Wade Bishop Jr.

June 4, 2022


Wade Bishop Jr., 66, of Wadsworth, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 4, 2022.  He was born on January 24, 1956 in Barberton, Ohio. 

He is preceded in death by his father, Wade Bishop Sr., and his mother, Surilla (Shreve) Bishop. 

He is survived by his wife, Kathy (Drake) Bishop; daughter Kristy (Don) Gorsuch; son Matthew (Rachelle) Bishop; grandchildren Raeann, Katie, Nathan, Leanne and Cyrus; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews.  He shared an extraordinary bond with his double first cousins, John and Richard Bishop. Very special friends of 40+ years and god parents to our children, Matt and Kristy, are Bud & Mary Freeman.

Wade was an active member of the Wadsworth Hunt Club for many years and was an avid hunter and outdoorsman.  He was passionate about his ‘68 Dodge Charger, as well as his motorcycle. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, especially teaching them to hunt and fish.

Internment will take place privately at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Canton, OH. 

A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Cox- McNulty toward the cost of services.

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