Donald Hall Bishop of Campbellsville, son of the late Kenneth Bishop and Corrine Head Bishop, was born March 29, 1935 in Hardin County, Kentucky. He died at 2:15 A.M., Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in Louisville. Age: 82
He professed faith in Christ and was an active member of Campbellsville Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School Teacher for over fifty years and also served as a deacon for many years.
Don retired after twenty-nine years as the Athletic Director of Campbellsville University. During his time there, he was involved with numerous athletic teams; he played a large part in the reinstatement of the football program, starting of the soccer, swimming and diving teams, which led to many young people attending Campbellsville University; established a scholarship fund; was involved in the university becoming a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association and was a very proud member of the Big Maroon Club. Don was also a member of the Campbellsville University Athletic Hall of Fame. Prior to his time with the University, Don was a teacher and a principal with many schools throughout the surrounding counties. He also spent forty years teaching swim lessons.
He united in marriage to June Holman July 7, 1957.
Besides his wife, June Bishop of Campbellsville, he is survived by two daughters: Robyn Lawless and husband, Randy and Susie Pollock and husband, Michael "Sarge" of Campbellsville; four grandchildren: Luke Lawless and wife, Rebecca, Lincoln Lawless, MeLeigha Pollock Milby and husband, Blake and Reagan Pollock of Campbellsville; one great-grandson, Fletcher Milby of Campbellsville; one brother, Douglas Ira Bishop and wife, Becky of Frankfort; one sister-in-law, Sharon Bishop of Louisville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Ray Bishop.
VISITATION: 5:00-8:00 P.M., Friday, December 29, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 12:00 Noon, Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Dr. James E. Jones
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO THE DON AND JUNE BISHOP SCHOLARSHIP FUND AT CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
Saturday, December 30th, 2017 12:00pm, Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
Campbellsville Memorial Gardens