SMYRNA - Troy R. Bishop, 49, died July 23, 2016, at his home in Smyrna. He was born Oct. 1, 1966, in Island Falls, the son of Rodney Bishop and Perlene (Burpee) Lane.
Besides his father of Dyer Brook and his mother of Oakfield, he is survived by his wife of seventeen years, Michele (Cote) Bishop of Smyrna; three children, Dustin Cote of Houlton, Levi Landry of Smyrna and Daniel Bishop of Panellas Park, Fl.; one grandson, Jayden Landry; and one granddaughter, Madalynn Cote; siblings, Tracy Bishop of Brewer, Allison Reynolds of Phippsburg, Melanie Bishop of Dyer Brook, Tanya Barnett of Ocala, Fl., Sonya Moleon of New Limerick and Torry Lane of Oakfield; several aunts, uncles, neices, nephews, cousins, in-laws and a close friend, Kenney Hitchcock. He was predeased by his maternal and paternal grandparents, a stepmother, Bonnie Bishop; a stepfather, Malcolm Lane; a brother, Malcolm Jr.; a sister, April Bishop; and a niece, Christie Hall.
Friends may call 1 -2 pm Thursday at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls, with a funeral service following at 2pm, with the Rev. Sterling Lawrence officiating. Interment will be in the Smyrna Mills Cemetery. For an online guest book please visit
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