David Thomas Bishop
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On Dec. 6, 2013, Heaven became a better place. David Thomas Bishop was born on Dec. 12, 1989, in Cleveland, Ohio. He passed just a few days short of his 24th birthday in San Diego, Calif. David loved and was loved by many. The lives of all who knew him are lessened by his death.
David is survived by his wife, Chanreap (Channy) Noy Bishop; his parents, Lee and Terri Bishop; his brothers, Justin and Jonathan Bishop; his grandparents, Donald and Janet Rensi; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
David graduated from Tuscarawas Valley High School in 2008. He was a member of the Bolivar United Methodist Church and was active in his community. During his five-year enlistment as a corpsman in the United States Navy, David went on several humanitarian missions to the Far East, even serving in landlocked Mongolia for a short time. David was working toward his degree in physical therapy. After completing some basic requirements at National University, he was scheduled to transfer to San Diego State University in the fall.
David's Celebration of Life will be held April 26, 2014, at Westbrook Park United Methodist Church with Dr. Joel Adkins officiating. The address is 2521 12th Street NW, Canton, OH 44708. Family will begin receiving guests at 12:30 pm with services starting at 1:30 pm. Donations may be made to The Community Food Pantry c/o Bolivar United Methodist Church 256 Poplar St NW Bolivar, OH 44612.
Published in The Times Reporter on Apr. 21, 2014