(June 25, 2014) – William “Bryan” Bishop Jr. has retired after over 25 years with the Town of Ocean City. Bishop, who began working for the Fire Department in 1989, spent his career as the as a firefighter/EMT.
Working his way through the ranks, Bishop served as a shift sergeant and second lieutenant before being promoted to captain. While his formal responsibilities included providing emergency first response to the residents and visitors of Ocean City, he also served on the departments Equipment Committee.
“I wish to thank the career and volunteer members of the Ocean City Fire Department for all of their support over the past 27 years,” said Bishop. “They are a group of dedicated and honorable individuals and they will be missed.”
Prior to working full time for the Town of Ocean City, Bishop worked part time for the department for two years. During retirement, Bishop will be entering into a new career endeavor with his family. “I have been a Funeral Director for 16 years and my wife Amy and I have purchased the Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville DE,” Bishop said. “We along with our sons will be running the family based business.”
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