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Information for Donald S. Bishop
6 March, 1929
19 February, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
February, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Donald Bishop

     Memorial services for Donald S. Bishop, 56, of Cambridge, who died Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Assembly of God Church in Cambridge.  The Rev. Dan Briles of the Cambridge Assembly of God Church and the Rev. Art Evans of the First Assembly of God Church, Nampa, will officiate.
     Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, by the Revs. Briles and Evans.  Arrangements are under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
     Mr. Bishop was born on March 6, 1929, at Hawthorne, Nev.  He was reared and educated on a ranch in Nevada.  He joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served during World War II.  After his discharge from the Marines, he joined the U.S. Air Force.  After his discharge from the Air Force, he moved to California and worked as a test pilot for Lockheed Aircraft until 1961.  He moved to the Boise Valley in 1961.  He worked as a mechanic and truck driver.
     He married Elaine Jarrett on May 28, 1964, at Boise.  They lived in Boise and Nampa and in 1971 they moved to Cambridge.  He owned and operated an auto repair shop in Cambridge.
     He worked as a ski technician at Hitt Mountain Ski Area during the winter.  He served on the Cambridge Fire Department and ambulance crew. He was a member of the Cambridge Assembly of God Church.  He also served as the Civil Defense director for Cambridge.
   He enjoyed hunting, backpacking, music, roller skating and spending time with his family.
     He is survived by his wife of Cambridge; one son, Gregory Scott Bishop of Cambridge; and a daughter, Michelle Renae Bishop of Cambridge.
     Memorials may be made to the Cambridge Assembly of God Church.
     Friends may call Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.