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Ross A Bishop

Ross A. Bishop, 57, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at home surrounded by his loving family.


The cherished husband of Lisa Renee Bishop (nee Bryant) for 29 years; treasured father of Livvy and Abby Bishop; dear brother of Tony (Marci) Bishop, Eric (Yvette) Bishop, Shawn (Tina) Bishop and the late Mike Bishop; loving brother-in-law of Gregorio (Marci) Tambone and the late Tracy Tambone; he is also survived by his beloved dachshunds Gwinnie and Goldie. Ross was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Sharon Bishop (nee Akers). He was a loving uncle, cousin and friend.

Ross loved the outdoors, whether it was fishing, taking a walk through the park or mowing his yard on a 90-degree day. Ross was on the St. Charles Sheriff's Department, then the St. Charles Police Department, for 33 years. He worked as a Detective for his career, which included working on the Major Case Squad. Ross was a devoted husband and proud father of his two girls.

Visitation: Friday, February 17, 2023, from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral & Cremation Center, 5987 Mid-Rivers Mall Dr., St. Charles 63304.
Funeral: Saturday, February 18, 2023, at 10 a.m. at Hutchens-Stygar Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions have been suggested to The BackStoppers.