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Steven A. Bishop, 46, Wellsville

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WELLSVILLE — Steven A. Bishop, 46, passed away on Monday, May 1, 2023, at Elderwood of Lakeside in Brockport, NY from complications after suffering traumatic brain injuries in an accident 10 years prior.

Steven fought valiantly each day in attempts at recovery. He was born July 22, 1976, in Wellsville, the son of Robert E. and Linda D. (Cole) Bishop.

Steve was raised in Wellsville and Andover. He was formerly employed as a crane operator in Panama City, FL, and later was a truck driver in Moundsville, WV. He was a “free spirit” who loved to play the guitar, to discuss science and philosophy, and to spend time outdoors hiking and fishing.

He is survived by his father Robert of Andover, three sisters Katrina Nelson of Wellsville, Alisha Bishop of Hazel Hurst, PA, and Jacqueline Jerla of Chili, NY, a brother Daniel Bishop from Hungary, as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his mother Linda and a brother Robert Bishop Jr. Friends are invited to call on Friday, May 12, 2023, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home, 34 W. State Street in Wellsville. A memorial service will follow visitation at 6:00 pm on Friday. The graveside service will be Saturday, May 13, 2023, at 11:00 am in Woodlawn Cemetery, 276 S. Main Street in Wellsville.

Please consider memorial donations to Gil’s Hills Inc. 2526 Brown Road Wellsville, NY 14895 or Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) at madd.org

To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

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