Cover photo for Albert Clayton Bishop, Sr.'s Obituary
Albert Clayton Bishop, Sr. Profile Photo
1950 Albert 2023

Albert Clayton Bishop, Sr.

September 22, 1950 — March 28, 2023

Albert Clayton Bishop Sr., 72, of Greenville, WV, passed away at Roanoke Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. Born on September 22, 1950, in Welch, WV, he was a son of the late Ebert and Alta Branson Bishop. Albert loved Bluegrass and Christian music and dancing to them both. He was a retired coal miner.

In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by sister, Ona Lee Roberts; brother, Ebert Jasper Bishop Jr.; 4 nieces, and a nephew.

Albert is survived by his son, Albert Clayton Bishop Jr. and wife Kim of Glenwood, WV; daughter, Diana Godditti of Kentucky; sisters, Mary Jane Steele and husband Darrell of Bluefield, WV, Anna Pruitt and husband Bill of Thomasville, NC; Freddie Ray (and companion Debbie) Bishop of Brushfork, WV; a grandson; two granddaughters; a great granddaughter; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and a very cherished friend, June Prynest.

A graveside service will be conducted on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Woodlawn Memorial Park with  Dr. Doug Hyndrich officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 AM at the Woodlawn Mausoleum. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home is serving the Bishop family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Albert Clayton Bishop, Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree