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Mr. Gordon C. "Gordy" Bishop, Jr.

Mr. Gordon C. "Gordy" Bishop, Jr.
  • November 5, 1949 - December 16, 2018
  • Battle Creek, Michigan

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“Randy you are in my prayers. I've known Gordy for over 40 years. He will be missed. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Shirley Smith - Perkinston, MS

“I used to work with gordy until his retirement will miss him dearly he was a card to work with my husband and brother in law and ex sister in law...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: nina davis - battle creek, MI

“Randy Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I remember when you worked with mom ( Connie) Gordy would always come in to the Salon....Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Chris Downs - Battle Creek, MI

“Randy..I'm so sorry to hear about Gordy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and BJ. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Tina (Stewart) Georgoff - MI

“Randy and Family,So sorry to hear of your loss. I recall many years of living next door to Gordy and the fun we had together. Those were special...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Bill Wilson - Richland, MI

“Randy and family. I am so sotry for your loss I had him in 6th grade He was a delight & always full of questions. RIP Gordy. Jerry Inman. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Jerry Inman - Galesburg, MI

“SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS ,GOOD GUY ,ALWAYS STOP TO SEE ME ,WE WOULD LAUGH ALOT. PRAYERS FOR YOUR FAMILY,THE DYKENS ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Dykens - battle creek, MI

“So sorry for your loss. Positive thoughts and hugs. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Tracy Longstreth - Battle Creek, MI

“RIP Gordy.You always had a kind word for people. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Deb Crippen - Battle Creek

“Gordy was a sweet and gentle man. I've known Him for 40 plus years. He always had a smile to share and kind words. He will be missed. My thoughts...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: pattycakes blankenship - MI

“My sincerest condolences Randy. May Gordy rest in peace and know that he will be missed by many. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Linda Newburn - Battle Creek, MI

“I am so sorry for your loss Randy, he just called me last week so this was a shock, he was a great friend and man, he will be missed, my thoughts are...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Marjorie Link - Charlotte, MI


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Gordon C. "Gordy" Bishop Jr., age 69, of Battle Creek, passed in peace on his new journey on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at his home. He had recently undergone therapy for Cancer where his best friend and companion, Donald Shive, cared for him while he was undergoing treatment with his Cancer battle. Gordy was born in Battle Creek on November 5, 1949 to Barbara J. (Brown) Bishop and Gordon Bishop, Sr., who are both deceased. He is survived by his brother, Randy Bishop and sister-in-law, JB Balash-Bishop; aunts; cousins and many friends.

Gordy attended Springfield Schools and lived in Battle Creek most of his life. He worked at many area restaurants in Battle Creek and had worked the last 19 years at Davis Oil before retiring. Gordy was a member of the First Wesleyan Church and Sons of the American Legion Squadron # 298. He enjoyed following the Detroit Tigers, Michigan football and the Detroit Red Wings. Gordy could recite every players' stats at any given minute and was always full of a hundred questions. He had a kind heart and a good soul.

A memorial gathering to celebrate Gordy's life will be held 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the American Legion Post #298, 228 North 20th Street, Battle Creek. Please join our family and friends and share some fond memories of Gordy. Entombment will be held privately at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Michigan Chapter, 7600 Grand River Avenue, Suite 175, Brighton, MI 48114 or the Calhoun County Animal Center, 165 Union St. Battle Creek, MI 49014. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Gordy may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.