NORTH MANCHESTER – Gerald Wayne "Gerry" Bishop, 78, Fort Wayne, died Dec. 31, 2021, at University Park Health Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Fort Wayne.

Born July 14, 1943, in Wabash, Gerry was the son of Kempies "Kempy" and Ruth L. Walker Bishop.

He enlisted in the Department of the Army and the Air Force National Guard.

A graveside service will be at South Pleasant Cemetery, North Manchester, at a later date.

The family of Gerry Bishop has entrusted McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, with care and final arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, for those who wish to honor the memory of Gerry Bishop, memorial contributions may be made to the South Pleasant Church, 5064 W. 1400 North, North Manchester, IN 46962.

Condolences may be emailed to mckeemortuary.com.