Harry C. “Butch” Bishop, Jr., 75, of Brodhead passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Born July 19, 1945, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Harry C. and Lillian (Hanson) Bishop, Sr. Butch was a veteran serving in the Army during the Vietnam War. Butch married Barbara Elam on May 24, 1980. He worked at General Motors for 36 ½ years, retiring in 2003. Butch loved working outside, gardening and working on cars. He was a hardworking man. He enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with his family. Butch was also an avid movie watcher.
Survived by his wife, Barbara; children, Brian (Ally), Brad (Robyn), Gary (Genesis), Steven (Christina), Carl and Jennifer; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter and sister, Karen Middleton. Preceded in death by his mother, Lillian and father, Harry.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at DL Newcomer Funeral Home with Pastor Peder Johanson from Bethlehem Lutheran officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead. To express online condolences, please visit: www.dlnewcomerfuneralhome.com.
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