Donnie Franklin Bishop Sr., 54, passed away, Wednesday, December 8, 2021.
Donnie was born April 10, 1967 in Louisville, Kentucky to Johnnie Bishop and Bonnie (Corn) Smith. Donnie was a employee of Ace Hardware Store; he enjoyed serving his community at the hardware store. He was a member of Shawnee Baptist Church, enjoyed wrestling, watching Nascar and going to the casino. He will be greatly missed by all his family , friends and his Portland community.
He is preceded in death by his father, Johnnie Bishop; step-father, Jim "Marvin" Smith; brother, John Bishop Smith; and grandparents, Earl and Blanche Corn.
Survivors include two sons, Donnie F. Bishop Jr., Jacob F. Bishop (Renee); two step-sons, Matt and William Cothern; three daughters, Amber Issac (Daniel), Brandie Bishop, Christina Brown; step-daughter, Destiny Mellick; mother, Bonnie Smith ( Talbert Milbert); his twin brother, Ronnie Bishop (Stacie Napier); two sisters, Faith Dunaway (Jenn MIller), Kim Bishop; companion for 11 years, Ashley Vincent; and thirteen grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Thursday, December 16th, 2021 from noon-8:00 p.m. and Friday, December 17th, 2021 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m. at Legacy Funeral Center-Schoppenhorst Chapel, 1832 W. Market Street. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 17th, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West.
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