David F. Bishop

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  • "Dave, you will be missed by many. You will always hold a..."
    - DEBORAH BIDLINGMYER

David F. Bishop, born on May 3, 1950, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, Nov. 3. He was the former owner of the Big Rock Tavern, loved watching the Tennessee Vols, and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by mother, Luseanna Bishop; father, Frank Bishop; and brother, Johnny Bishop.
He is survived by wife of 47 years, Lana Letner Bishop, and son, David Tyler Bishop of LaFollette; sisters, Brenda Russell and husband, Leroy, of LaFollette, Carolyn Estes and husband, Jep, of Georgia, Irene Hellard and husband, Kenny, of Ohio, Betty Green and husband, Mack, of Ohio, Patsy Hellard of Ohio, and Elizabeth Mowell of Ohio; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jerry Dagley and the Rev. Hobart McCreary officiating. Family and friends met Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 10:30 a.m. at Walters Funeral Home and proceeded to Campbell Memorial Gardens for graveside services and interment. The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday before funeral services. Special friends and pallbearers included Carl Blankenship, Lee Woodson, Tracy Arnold, Paul Broyles, Bobby Muse and Robbie Brady.
Online condolences for David Bishop may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.
Walters Funeral Home, of LaFollette, was in charge of the arrangements.

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Published in LaFollette Press on Nov. 8, 2018