Ocean City Today

Melvin Stephen Bishop

Jul 20, 2017
Melvin Stephen Bishop


printed 07/21/2017




Melvin Stephen Bishop, age 61, passed away on Tuesday, July, 11, 2017 at his home.

Born in Salisbury, he was the son of Betty Davis Eure and the late Melvin James Bishop.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Jo Ann Jones Bishop, and children, Thomas Michelsen and his wife, Amy, Douglas Jones, Betty Jo Bishop, and Crystal Dawn Bishop, all of Salisbury, and Stevie Marie Cvetko and her husband, Bobby, of Marion, Maryland.

There are eight grandchildren, Autumn, Bailey, Robert, Kenny, Catherine, Charlie, Claire and Hayden. Also surviving is his step-father, Dan Eure; sister, Janice Bunting and her husband, Norman, of Berlin; brother, William Mumford of Delmar, Maryland; special uncle, Vernon Davis of Berlin, and several nieces and nephews. He leaves behind his beloved dogs, Max and Miley, and will be joining his beloved dog, Remington.

Steve was a 1973 graduate of Stephen Decatur High School and a United States Army veteran. He had worked as a maintenance coordinator with Rusty Management, and had worked also in home improvements. He was a member of the Wicomico American Legion Post #64 in Salisbury, and enjoyed hunting, NASCAR, and was a follower of “CSI Miami.”

A funeral service was held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Interment was private for the family. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.



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