LTC. Donald Edward Bishop passed away on September 5, 2018 at age 83. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN on Friday from 4-7 p.m. and on Saturday from 4 p.m. until the service. The Memorial Service is 5 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home. Honorary Pallbearers: Gideons and Castle Heights Alumni
Mr. Bishop was a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Army. He was former Senior Military Instructor and Commandant at Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon. Don was a member of the Gideons and Bethlehem United Methodist Church. He was a servant to God, family, and country. Don enjoyed spending time with family, especially the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by wife of 31 years, Beverly Ilgenfritz Bishop, children Michael Edward Bishop, Debra Lynn Notgrass, Gerald Wade (Joanne) Bishop, Brian Keith (Naomi) Bishop, Debbie R. (Rick) Tiek, Chriss (Mike) Mainieri, Victor (Kelly) Abel, Lisa (Mike) Henley, 18 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by parents Clarence and Mae Pratt Bishop and first wife Joyce Price Bishop. In lieu of flowers, please make Memorial Donations to The Gideons International. Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.