Charles James “C.J.” Bishop of Campbellsville, son of the late Wathell Bishop and Edna Clark Bishop, was born February 19, 1932 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 2:33 A.M., Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in Campbellsville. Age: 88
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of South Campbellsville Baptist Church since childhood. C.J. was also an active deacon for twenty-seven years.
He was an avid outdoors man, enjoyed hunting, fishing and being with his family and friends.
He united in marriage to Margaret Harmon Bishop June 30, 1951 and she preceded him in death August 15, 2001.
C.J. is survived by three daughters: Cheryl Akridge and husband, David, Kathy Whitley and husband, Roger and Bobbie McGinnis, all of Campbellsville; six grandchildren: Holly Akridge (Patty Rosser), Gretchen Lawson (Adam), Derrick Whitley (Felicia), Andrea Wood (Mark), Clint Scott (Ginny) and Casey Scott; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters: Mary Lois Powell and Judy Vetter, both of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by three brothers: Gordon Bishop, Garnett Bishop and Danny Bishop.
Graveside Service will be held by Rev. Jim Durham at Campbellsville Memorial Gardens