Colin was born in Portland, Oregon on October 5, 1971. The oldest child of Wilbur “JB” and Kristen (Svart) Bishop. He was raised and educated in Portland, graduating from Parkrose High School in 1992. Colin’s 34 year grocery career began at age 14, at Laurelhurst Thriftway. He worked many decades for Fred Meyer in various food group departments and was in active department management at many Portland area Fred Meyer stores. In 2017 he joined Smart & Final Foodservice and has excelled in service to his grocery customers and always enjoyed working with his employees. Additionally, he most recently has enjoyed working with management and customers at Vancouver, Washington’s: The Garage Bar and Grill.
In 1992, Colin met Rochelle Enos, they later married in 1993. To this union a daughter and son were born. Colin and his second wife Lisa Pascua were married in 2008 and divorced in 2018.
Colin was an avid barbequer, enjoyed cooking, fishing, gardening and was very particular about how the lawn was mowed. He loved to take his granddaughter to the park and spend time with his children.
Colin was preceded death by his brother Kevin. He is survived by his daughter; Alyssa Bishop, son; Tristan Bishop, granddaughter; Lillyana Bishop Lutes, parents; Kristen (Reno) Haines, JB (Nida) Bishop, brothers; Sean Bishop, Kyle Bishop, sister; Colleen Hildebrand, numerous nieces and nephews and dog; King Carter.
A viewing will be Monday, February 17 from 4-8p.m. with a memorial reading a 7:00p.m. both at Gresham Memorial Chapel 257 SE Roberts Ave. Gresham, OR 97080.
A funeral mass will be at 11:00a.m., Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at All Saints Parish 3847 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232 with a committal to follow at Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery.
In Colin’s memory the family suggests contributions to the Oregon Humane Society or to Living Hope Church 2711 NE Andresen Rd., Vancouver, WA 98662