Robert Aubrey Bishop[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1931 - 2012


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  • Name  Robert Aubrey Bishop 
    Born  4 Sep 1931  Hollywood, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Jul 2012 
    Notes 
    • (Research):
      - Info from records of Nancy Precise Klan, Dec. 2003.

      - Dates/locations from database report on "Descendants of Joseph Caperton Precise", prepared by Sybil (Bishop) Hinman, given to MSK on 5 Sep 2009 at Precise Family Reunion, Scottsboro, Ala.

      - Obituary, The Huntsville Times, published July 19-20, 2012
      Accessed online through obits.al.com July 22, 2012.
      {Some detail in this entry may be suppressed.}
      Robert Bishop
      Sept. 4, 1931 - July 15, 2012
      Robert Aubrey Bishop
      Robert Aubrey Bishop, born Sept. 4, 1931, died July 15, 2012, in the arms of the love of his life, Janie Woodall.
      He was born in Hollywood, AL to the late, Jones HowardBishop and Evie (Precise) Bishop. He graduated in 1950 from Hazel
      Green High School. While trying out for the CincinnatiReds, he was drafted in the Korean War, where he served in the US Navy
      1954 until 1965, He worked at AEDC as an Engineer and graduated MTSU with an Engineer Degree. In 1965, Aubrey moved to
      Houston, TX and worked at NASA Johnson Space Center where he was involved in many space missions, such as the Hubble
      Telescope, he designed the worlds largest vacuum chamber to simulate space for training astronauts. The American Flag that is
      on the moon is designed by Aubrey.
      He is preceded in death by his son, Aubrey Bishop, brothers, Jones Howard (Bish) Jr., Roy (Cotton) Bishop, sisters, Freda
      Stewart, Netta Grooms.Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave.NW, Winchester, TN (931) 967-2222
      Published in The Huntsville Times from July 19 to July 20, 2012
    Person ID  I269  msktree | Precise Family
    Last Modified  22 Jul 2012 

    Father  Jones Henry Bishop,   b. 1 Aug 1894, Milan, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1966, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Evie Roberta Precise,   b. 22 Jul 1898, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1984, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Dec 1916  Scottsboro, Jackson, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F5  Group Sheet

    Family (Spouse)  Loretta Ethel Gray,   b. 19 Apr 1934, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Houston, Harris, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 May 1954  Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced  1987 
    Children 
     1. Living
    >2. Living
     3. Robert Aubrey Bishop, Jr.,   b. 5 Dec 1955, Tullahoma, Franklin, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1971, League City, Galveston, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  22 Jul 2012 
    Family ID  F127  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Family Records - Nancy Precise Klan, (unpublished, 2003-2017).

    2. [S18] Database Report - Joseph C. Precise Desc. - Sybil Hinman, Hinman, Sybil Bishop, (private research, unpublished, 2009).

    3. [S10] US Census - 1940 - Population Schedule, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, (Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Jackson County, Alabama.

    4. [S29] Obituary (miscellaneous), Robert Aubrey Bishp.


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