John T. Bishop, III

May 10, 1942 – Dec. 23, 2012

Funeral services for John T. Bishop, III of Tulsa, Okla., were held Dec. 27 at Woodland Christian Church in Tulsa. John, 70, died Dec. 23 at his home.

He was born May 10, 1942 in Basin, the son of John Thomas Bishop, II and Eloise Grace Moore-Bishop. He married Karen Knight Dec. 1, 1973 in Farmington, N.M.

John worked as Assistant Controller for Parker Drilling Co. and was also the Trust Administrator for the Robert L. Parker Sr. Family Trust. He was a member and elder at Woodland Christian Church in Tulsa.

He is survived by his wife, Karen; son and daughter-in-law, John T., IV and Aline Bishop; his sister, Nancy Bishop; grandson John Thomas Bishop, V; six nephews and a niece.