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Richard Dean “Ricky” Bishop, 71

SOUTHPORT — Richard Dean “Ricky” Bishop, age 71, of Southport, North Carolina passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.

Ricky was born March 24, 1951 in Jacksonville, Florida, son of the late Robert Nelson Bishop and Sarah Trego Bishop.

He was a veteran of the US Navy and had been a well known commercial fisherman in the Southport area since the late 1970’s.

Survivors include his son, Joshua Raine Bishop and wife Callie Jo McDuffy; grandchildren, Baron Joseph Storme Bishop and Lily Sloan Bishop.

A memorial service will be held at The Mullet in Southport on March 4, 2023 at 5 p.m.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared here.

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