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Obituary for John W "Buddy" Bishop, Jr.

John W. Bishop, Jr. "Buddy", 66, died Monday, August 7, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY.

A native of Paris, KY, he was the son of Lorine Dickerson Bishop and the late John Wallace Bishop, Sr. He was a member of Seventh Street Christian Church of Paris and a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for the University of Kentucky until retirement and then became a custodian at Kentucky Utilities. In his spare time, he loved to mow grass.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter, Osha Bishop, a special friend, Martina Turner; four step children, Marqia Turner, Darian Turner, Kevin Turner, Nikia Hall; six grandchildren, Adam Bishop, Lamont Bishop, Tyler Lee Reed, Braden Turner and Myrick Wallace Turner; a host of other step grandchildren; one sister, Tessa Hoggard; two brothers, Maceo Bishop and Ricky Bishop.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one son, Christopher Bishop.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday, August 11, 2017 at Seventh Street Christian Church, 122 West 7th St., Paris, KY by Rev. William Garr and Rev. Dr. Morgan Gilkey. Burial will be in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until the hour of service on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the church.

Pallbearers will be Charles Grisby, Woody Clark, Thomas Fields, Ivan Landrum, Corey Dumphord, Latyron Fields, Sanford Roberts and Christy Thomas.

Honorary pallbearers will be David Mack, David Hutsell, Jimmy Washington, Brian Holman, Mike Crutcher and Jeff Crutcher.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.

The online guestbook is at www.Lusk-McFarland.com and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.


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Visitation

Friday

11

Aug

9:00 AM
Seventh Street Christian Church

122 West 7th St.
Paris, KY 40361

funeral

Friday

11

Aug

11:00 AM
Seventh Street Christian Church

122 West 7th St.
Paris, KY 40361

interment

Friday

11

Aug

11:00 AM
Camp Nelson National Cemetery

6980 Danville Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356

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