DONALD C. BISHOP JR. - TUCSON, Ariz. - Donald Chapman Bishop Jr., loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Oct. 22, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Roslyn; sons, Bryan and Bruce; daughter-in-law, Neena; grandson, Kiran; sister, Phyllis; brother, Garland; and a loving extended family. Don was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Rutland, Vt., the son of Donald Chapman Bishop Sr. and Naomi Brown Bishop. He was the older brother of Harold, Phyllis, and Garland. Donald served honorably in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1954, earning two bronze service stars in Korea. Don married Roz in 1955, and they welcomed Bruce and Bryan in 1964. In 1965, he began his career with IBM, retiring in 1989. Since 1979, Don and Roz have lived in Tucson, Ariz. Final arrangements will be private. Don will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust, www.cst.dav.org.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Nov. 3, 2013