Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1945

Dale Bishop EUGENE DALE BISHOP, 89, of Cross Plains, TX died on Jan. 25, 2018, with burial in the Cross Plains Memorial Park. Dale was born on Feb. 2, 1928 in Eastland County to the late John Lee & Lillian Ruth Barrington Bishop. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1945 at Ranger, TX and married Anna Vernelle Bishop in July of 1950 in Sweetwater. They were blessed with 64 years of marriage until her passing in 2014. He owned Bishop Chevrolet in Cross Plains from 1946 until 1982. Dale then worked at Bayer Motors in Comanche until his retirement. He was very active in the community coaching Baseball for many years. Dale enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a dedicated member of the First Baptist Church of Cross Plains. He taught Sunday school, sang in the choir, treasurer and was the longest serving Deacon at the time of his passing. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Dale is survived by a son, Wayne Bishop and wife Nancy of Brownwood; 6 grandchildren, Brian and wife Angel Bishop, Joey and wife Angela, Rachelle Norris and husband Mark; Clint Bishop, Julie Mann and husband Kerry, Lori Boyd and husband Chad; great-grandchildren, Logan & Aubrey Bishop, Ian Norris, Seth Bishop, Caris Bishop, Theo and Myra Mann; a sister, Juanice Bishop Adams (RHS-1949); daughter-in-law, Charlotte Bishop Watson & husband Leeland; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Dale was also preceded in death by 2 sons, Larry and Tim Bishop; 2 sisters, Lillian Beaman & Nelda Sullivan.