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Obituaries

Obituaries

Donald C. "Don" Bishop 1950 - 2005 Lawrence

Services for Donald C. "Don" Bishop, 55, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mr. Bishop died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born Oct. 16, 1950, in Detroit, the son of Jerry and Mary Ellen Fletcher McFarlin. He moved to Kansas in 1969 and lived in the Kansas City and Lawrence areas.Mr. Bishop was an engineer technician for the Kansas Department of Transportation from 1998 to 2005. He formerly worked for Lanter Trucking Co. in Edwardsville.He married Connie Laughlin on July 10, 1970, in Lawrence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include his parents; two daughters, Paula Hawk, Edwardsville, Michelle Spiess, Edwardsville; two half-brothers, Michael McFarlin, Tempe, Ariz., and Jerry McFarlin Jr., Taylor, Mich.; a half-sister, Susan Proto, Taunton, Mass.; and a grandchild.The family will greet friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital for the benefit of the Oncology Unit or a charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent at <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Bishop.