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Leonard Hugh Bishop

October 8, 1935 — April 25, 2023

Rutherfordton, NC

Hugh Bishop

Rutherfordton, NC.


Leonard “Hugh” Bishop, 87, husband of Virginia Annette Cudd Bishop, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at Upstate Community Hospice Home in Landrum, SC.


Born October 8, 1935 in Cooley Springs, SC., he was a son of the late Leroy Bishop and Nanny Mills Bishop. He was retired from Tex Mach Inc. and attended Sandy Springs First Baptist Church.


Surviving in addition to his wife are his daughters, Luann Ball (Jim) of Green Creek, NC, Donna Bearden (Randy) of Pauline, SC.; brother, Calvin Bishop (Margo) of Chesnee, SC. and a granddaughter, Hollyann Bearden of Pauline.


Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 at New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery, 4251 Chesnee Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139 with Rev. Terrell Dillingham officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the gravesite.


The family wishes to give a special thank you to Comfort Keepers, Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, Forest City, NC., Upstate Community Hospice House and Norma Thompson, Caregiver.


Family members are at their respective homes.


Online condolences may be expressed by visiting


Harris-Nadeau Mortuary

Chesnee, SC.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, April 29, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

New Hope United Methodist Church

4251 Chesnee Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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