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Barbara Sue Bishop

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Barbara Sue Bishop, 56, of Pleasantville, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2016, the chapel of the Thornville Home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with burial to follow in the Millersport Cemetery.

Barb died peacefully May 2, 2016, in the Pickering House, Lancaster, following an extended illness. She was born September 1, 1959, in Middletown, Ohio, the daughter of the late Eugene and Lou Mae (Capenter) Eckler. She was a graduate of Carlisle High School, Class of 1977, and had worked at the McKittrick drive thru in Millersport and the Millersport IGA.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Rodney; children, Duston Bishop, Michael (Tara) Oldfield, Bradley Oldfield and Cassandra (Brad) Bay; grandchildren, Brooke, Michael, Danielle, Tyson and Tristan; her siblings, Chet (Nancy) Eckler, Vanessa (John) Mokas, Ruth Ann (Jon) Sharp, Jason (Anna) Richardson and Amy Stout; and many uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home, 56 South Main St. in Thornville, on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m.

The family prefers that memorials be directed to the FairHoPe Hospice, 282 Sells Road, Lancaster, Ohio 43130. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

An on-line video tribute and guest register is available at

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville is honored to care for Barbara and her family.

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