William F. Bishop Caribou – William Freeman Bishop, 94, died December 25, 2010, in Caribou. He was born in Caribou June 3, 1916 the son of the late Walter Freeman and Mina Lillian (Roberts) Bishop. He attended Caribou schools and the University of Maine in Orono. During World War II, Bill ran the Gahagan’s gas station on the corner of High Street and Main Street in Caribou. He was a member of the Rotary Club for several years and the Lion’s Club for 40 years including 2 years of serving as President. His wife, Orize “Margie” (Chalout) Bishop, was a charter member of the Lioness Club. Bill served as chairman of the town budget committee. He was co-owner of the Roberts and Nichols potato and cattle farms with his father and brother. He was a rural carrier for the US postal system for 40 years. Bill loved hunting, fishing and canoeing with his family and friends. He was a registered Maine Guide for many years and guided many out of state sportsmen up the Allagash River with his close friend Judson Cameron. He loved to travel world wide with his wife, Orize, in his retirement. Bill was predeceased by his parents; his sister, Annetta Reed; and his wife of 61 years, Orize. A dry and witty story-teller and wonderful friend, he will be dearly missed by his brother, Robert E. Bishop of Belfast; his nieces Noreen Michaud of Ft. Myers, Florida; Nancy Bishop Tracy of Brewer; Carol Bishop Spinney and husband, Gary of Rockport; Paula Reed Leavitt of Shapleigh; and his nephew David Reed and wife, Julie, of Holden. He is also survived by grand nieces and nephews Kristi Spinney Todd and husband Jared of Rockport, Jenifer Spinney Mason and husband Levi of Waldoboro, Ben Leavitt of New Hampshire and three great, great nephews. Very special people in Bill’s life were Gary Cameron of Caribou and Tammy, David, and Robert Deschesne of Presque Isle. Visiting hours will be from 6 – 8 Wednesday evening, December 29 at Mocker Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. Funeral service will be held at 1 PM Thursday, December 30 at Mockler Funeral Home. A reception for family and friends will follow. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery.