William Edward Bishop, 92, of Stanford, KY, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020 at his residence. He was a baggage and ticket handler for Greyhound Transportation. William served our country in the U.S. Army as a Paratrooper and Rifleman. He was a member of Ephesus Baptist Church.
Survivors include his loving wife of 71 years, Margie Howard Bishop of Stanford; special granddaughter and caregiver, April Bishop; 12 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren with 1 on the way. He was preceded in death by his sons, Jim, Donnie, Lonnie and Elbert Bishop: brothers, Albert, Ervin, Elmer and Melvin Bishop; sisters, Opal Adams and Martha Simpson.
Visitation is on Monday, October 19, 2020 from 5:00 PM till 6:00 PM at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, Kentucky. A second visitation is on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 10:00 AM until the hour of service at 12:00 PM all in Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, 316 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY 41016.
Interment in Petersburg Cemetery, Petersburg, KY.
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