Eric James Bishop, 28, of Lee’s Summit, was born, March 6, 1990, in Kansas City, the son of Donald Eric and Elizabeth Ann (Renfrow) Bishop. He departed this life Saturday, February 2, 2019, in Kansas City.
Eric was a 2008 Lee’s Summit North High School graduate.
As a teenager Eric started in the concrete industry working for Beacon Contracting, LLC. He most recently worked for the Lime Green Masonry & Concrete Company. He was a member of the New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene in Lee’s Summit. He loved the game of baseball. From grades one through twelve Eric participated in recreational, competitive and high school baseball at Lee’s Summit North. He was also an avid Royals and Chiefs fan. He enjoyed shooting, hunting and was a member of the National Rifle Association. He also loved mountain biking, hiking, camping, traveling, dining out, and especially music. He had a kind, tender spirit and was always encouraging others.
Eric was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, James P. and Hazel M. (Francy) Renfrow.
He is survived by his parents Don and Elizabeth Bishop of Lee’s Summit; his sister, Becca Bishop of Kansas City; paternal grandparents, Kieth E. and Helen Joyce (Clark) Bishop of Kansas City; other relatives and many friends.
Cremation has been accorded.
Visitation was held Thursday, February 7, 2019, at the New Generation Christian Center, 800 NW Commerce Dr., Lee’s Summit.
Memorial services were held Friday, February 8, 2019, at the New Generation Christian Center. Reverend’s Shane Ash and Jake Edwards will officiate.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Welcome House or the Kansas City Rescue Mission and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanleydickeyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550