James Douglas "Doug" Bishop, Jr

01/25/1949 - 11/13/2021


Mr. James Douglas “Doug” Bishop, Jr. age 72 of Virginia Beach, died Saturday, November 13, 2021.He was a retired mail carrier for the United States Postal Service and a U. S. Army Vietnam veteran who was a recipient of the Purple Heart. Mr. Bishop is survived by his sister, Brenda Balchin and husband Mike of Ninety Six, SC; his niece, Jamie Balchin; his nephew, Steve Balchin; his three great-nieces: Courtney Balchin, Tori Balchin-Brown and Zoey Balchin; his great-great niece, Nevaeh Norman and his great-great nephew, Lamarcus Kyng Norman. He was predeceased by his brother, Steve William Bishop, mother, Frances Upton Moore, and father, James Douglas Bishop, Sr. A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday November 21, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory with inurnment to follow in Crestview Memorial Park with full American Legion Post 79 Military Honors. The family will receive friends starting at 1:00 P.M. until service time in the funeral home. If desired memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, P. O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250. Online condolences may be made through our website, Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Bishop family

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At Crowder-Hite-Crews we’ve always been proud to say that we are large enough to serve and small enough to care.  When you choose us, we consider this a sacred trust between your family and ours. We offer a full range of funeral service, whether for a traditional funeral or cremation, and we are able to assist families worldwide. In February of 2004 we installed a crematorium to better serve our cremation families.  We now do all cremations in our facility, saving transport to another location for this service.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the cremation process.

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