Larry T. (Tom) Bishop

The Association of Graduates has recently learned of the death of Mr. Larry T. "Tom" Bishop, CS-26 class of 1975.  Mr. Bishop passed away on 5 Nov 2017 in Missouri of renal failure. 

Visitiation will be on 13 Nov 2017 from 1800 to 1900 hours at St. Anne's Church; 10109 E. Lexington Ave; Independence, MO 64053. A memorial mass will begin at 1900 hours.  Burial will be on 14 Nov 2017 at 1200 hours at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery; 20109 Business Hwy 13; Higginsville, MO 64037. 

His family has requested no flowers be sent but suggested that memorial donations be made to a charity of your choice.  His obituary may be viewed and condolences may be left online HERE.  Condolences may be sent to his family in care of his parents, Richard and Barbara Baker, 537 S Tennessee Avenue, Independence, Missouri 64053.



Larry T. (Tom) Bishop, 64, died November 5, 2017 of renal failure. Tom was a 1971 graduate of De La Salle High School and a 1975 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. Captain Bishop was a pilot and flew the RF 4 Phantom jet.

After leaving the military Tom worked on the west coast, returning later to the KC area. He worked for several employers including Sprint.

Tom is survived by his son Thomas (Brandy) and grandsons Connor and Landon, parents Richard and Barbara Baker, brothers Rick (Terri), Dan (Fonda), Phil (Cassie) and sisters Faith (Wayne) Berrier, Nancy (Steve) Heideman, Marian (Dave) Oswald, and Julie (Robert) Stoeck. Tom is also survived by numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation will be 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at St. Ann Church, Independence, MO, followed by memorial Mass. Burial is 12 p.m. Tuesday at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, MO. The family requests no flowers but suggests contributions to your favorite charity.

Kansas City Star  |  November 12, 2017



Missouri Veteran's Cemetary, Higginsville, Missouri