Robert “Rocky” Bishop, 66, husband of Peggy Bishop of Easley, died Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. He was the son of the late William Toy and Martha Moody Bishop.
Born in Greenville, Rocky was President of Intex Aviation of Greenville. He was also a consultant to the SC gaming industry and served on the SC Athletic Commission. In school, he was a drum major at Parker High School where he was voted Most Talented. Rocky was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife of 37 years, survivors include daughter, Stephanie Blue Webster and her husband, George, of Simpsonville; son, Josh Bishop and his wife, Austin, of Simpsonville; daughter McKyna Bishop of Dallas, Texas; and six grandchildren, Georgia, John, Reagan, Marley, Kingston and Kennedy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Bubba Zane Blue and Justin Bishop; two brothers; and one sister.
Visitation will be on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. The funeral will be at 12:00 p.m. in the chapel. Entombment will follow at Graceland East Memorial Park Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cancer Society of Greenville County, 113 Mills Avenue, Greenville, SC 29605.
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Cancer Society of Greenville County
113 Mills Avenue, Greenville SC 29605