CPL. STEVEN JESSE BISHOP - U.S. Army
Hometown / City: Christianburg, VA Montgomery
Date of Death: Saturday, March 13, 2010
Conflict: Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq)
Branch: U.S. Army
Unit: 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion, 352nd Civil Affairs Command, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Birth: Jan. 17, 1981
Death: Mar. 13, 2010, Iraq
Cpl. Steven J. Bishop, 29, of Christiansburg, Va., died March 13 in Tikrit, Iraq, while supporting combat operations. He was assigned to the 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion, 352nd Civil Affairs Command, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. Leaving to cherish his memory are his parents, Pastor Clyde H. and Cleo "Lucille" Bishop, of Floyd; two sisters, Angela Graham and husband, Steve, and Stacy Bishop and Mike Carroll; one brother, Daniel Bishop and wife, Jennifer, all of Floyd; nephews and niece, Lucas Graham, Matthew Evans, Kaylee Bishop, Jesse Bishop and Isaac Bishop; and special friend, Becky Stump. Many aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.