Mr. David F. Bishop , born on May 3, 1950, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, November 3, 2018. He was former owner of the Big Rock Tavern, loved watching the Tennessee Vols, and was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by Mother, Luseanna Bishop, Father, Frank Bishop, and Brother, Johnny Bishop. A special thank you to Jennifer Thompson and Jay Davis with SunCrest Hospice for their patience and compassion.
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. Several Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Tuesday 7 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jerry Dagley and Rev. Hobart McCreary officiating. Family and Friends will meet Wednesday 10:30 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Campbell Memorial Gardens for graveside services and interment. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Tuesday before funeral services. Special Friends and Pallbearers: Carl Blankenship, Lee Woodson, Tracy Arnold, Paul Broyles, Bobby Muse, and Robbie Brady. Online condolences for Mr. Bishop may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. David F. Bishop.