Joseph Berriman Bishop DeKalb, MO

Joseph Berriman “J.B.” Bishop, 87, of DeKalb, MO died on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at the Heartland Regional Medical Center, St. Jospeh, MO.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm on Friday, Nov. 15th, 2013 at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Hoover officiating. Burial will follow in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rushville, MO. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Thursday, Nov. 14th, 2013 at the Becker Dyer Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Sugar Creek Christian Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to family may be left online at

He was married to the love of his life Jessie “Margaret” Lawrence on March 10th, 1948 in St. Joseph, MO. Margaret survives of the home. Additional survivors include two daughters; Linda (Phil) Page, Lee Summitt, Mo., and Michele (Mark) Trompeter, Lawrence, KS., a brother; Ernie Bishop, Kansas City, MO., and a sister; Ann Brewer, St. Joseph, MO., and six grandchildren. His parents and four brothers; an infant brother, Thomas, Everett, and Roy Bishop preceded him in death.