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Obituaries

Ross A Bishop

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

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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.