Calling Hours:
Thursday, July 2, 2020, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA
*Masks are required per the family's request.

Private Family Funeral Service:
Friday, July 3, 2020, 11:00am
Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA

Jamestown Veterans Army Guard will render military
honors at the conclusion of the service.

R. Edward Bish, age 84, of Liberty St., Jamestown passed away Monday afternoon June 29, 2020 in the ER of Sharon Regional Medical Center. He was born in McGran, PA on December 18, 1935 a son of Eva (Schnell) Bish.

He was a 1953 graduate of Ford City High School and attended Indiana University and Edinboro State College where he earned a master of education and science degree. On February 22, 1964 Ed married the former Carol G. Fair, she survives. He was of the Presbyterian faith. He became an engineer when he enlisted in the United States Army in 1956, where he was stationed at West Point until his honorable discharge in 1961. He taught physics and chemistry at Thiel College and Jamestown High School and retired from Jamestown Paint in 2007. He was president of the Cleveland Paint and Coating Society.

He was a camp director at Camp Cobley Church Camp. Ed was an avid golfer, fisherman, craftsman, and a “Jack of all Trades”. In addition to his wife; he is survived by two sons, Brian Bish and his wife Michelle, Dennis Bish and his wife Laurie, four grandchildren, Kylie Bish, Courtney Bish, Benjamin Bish, and Launa Bish all of Jamestown; a great granddaughter, Brooklyn Blakemore; a sister, Sally Robinson of Kittanning, PA and several nieces and nephews of Kittanning, Ford City, and State College. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son Bradley Alan who passed away October 11, 1969.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family C/O Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA 16134.



  1. Jody Owens Fortney Jody Owens Fortney
    July 1, 2020    

    So sorry for your loss my prayers are with you all

  2. Missy @ Rowe’s Missy @ Rowe’s
    July 1, 2020    

    Rick and I are so sorry for your loss. We send
    our thoughts and prayers

  3. Janeen (Hutton) Denmark Janeen (Hutton) Denmark
    July 1, 2020    

    Praying for you all to be consoled and at peace in these sad times.

  4. Norma Hartz Norma Hartz
    July 1, 2020    

    My condolences to the family with peace, and prayers

  5. Brian Haddox Brian Haddox
    July 2, 2020    

    He was one of the nicest clients that I regularly brought home on the transit bus. I only knew him for a short time as I’m a new driver, but our conversations will stay with me for a long time. May he rest in peace. Thoughts and prayers .

  6. Joe Fisher Joe Fisher
    July 3, 2020    

    Sorry to hear of the passing of your dad, a “club” I wish none of us was in . . . I enjoyed talking with him several times over at PCC

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