Ronald Allen Bishop of Steelville, MO was born on Thursday, July 29, 1948 in Courtois, MO to Kenneth Russell Bishop and Ava Laverna Walker Bishop. He passed away at Steelville Senior Living on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at the age of 72 years, 5 months and 11 days.
Ronald graduated from Steelville High School and then joined the United States Army. He married Rosalee Gail Rutherford on May 6, 1988 at the Crawford County Courthouse in Steelville, MO. He worked for the Crawford County Road District #1 for 25 years until he retired. Ronald loved the outdoors. He liked to hunt, especially for turkey. He enjoyed going for walks, going out to eat with Rosalee and collecting coins and rocks.
He was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Ava Bishop; parents-in-law George and Devona Rutherford and many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
He is survived by his wife Rosalee Bishop of Steelville, MO; children Mary (Lisa) Riley of Springfield, MO, Becky Bishop of Cassville, MO, Linda (Terry) Glen of Cuba, MO, Anne Rogers of Berryman, MO and Barbara (George) Counts of Steelville, MO; brothers David (Ella Jo) Bishop of Berryman, MO, Dale Bishop of WY and Russell (Linda) Bishop of Steelville, MO; special cousin Larry Bishop of Pevely, MO; sister-in-law Tilly Wymer of TX; 8 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family chose cremation as his final disposition. There will not be any services held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Santana’s Hope 4 Paws (Friends of Steelville Pound, P.O. Box 443, Steelville, MO. 65565)
Arrangements under the direction of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, MO.
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Santana's Hope 4 Paws
Friends of Steelville Pound P.O. Box 443, Steelville MO 65565