NETTLETON - Johnny Dale Bishop died Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. The lifelong resident of Nettleton, MS was 55. Born February 8, 1964, he was the son of George Robert Bishop and Icerlene Brookman Bishop. He was a 1982 graduate of Nettleton High School and worked as a plant maintenance manager for Enviva Pellets for fifteen years.
Johnny was a master craftsman and did woodwork and metal work. He loved farming and gardening and was the ultimate handyman. He was a family man who loved helping others. He attended Palestine Baptist Church.
A service celebrating his life will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors. Bro. Ronald Pannell will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Tupelo Chapel – Holland, and again from Noon – service time on Wednesday. A graveside service will follow at Bishop Cemetery in Nettleton. Pallbearers will Glen Burt, Greg Owens, Mitch Sullivan, Chad Langford, Scott Sullivan, and Jason Kennedy.
He is survived by his wife Amy Jewel Kennedy Bishop; his son, John Robert Bishop of Nettleton; his daughter, Kristen Bishop of Nettleton; his sisters, Julie Sullivan (Danny) of Nettleton, Sue Langford (Herbert) of Nettleton, and Denise Bishop (Brad) of Red Bay, AL; his grandchildren, Addelyn Gillentine and Waylon Gillentine; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Condolences to the family may be made online at hollandfuneraldirectors.com. The service will be Livestreamed on Wednesday at 2 p.m. and will be available for viewing 90 days thereafter at hollandfuneraldirectors.com/Life-streaming.
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