The Obit For Ernie Bishop

Ernest Bishop

The Eugene Register-Guard
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, Page B2

SPRINGFIELD — Ernest Logan “Ernie” Bishop of Springfield died Dec. 16 of age-related causes. He was 95. No service is planned.

He was born Feb. 20, 1916, in Boise to Sam and Mabel Bishop. He married Lisa Ling in 1939. They later divorced. He married Audi Hall in 1983.

He graduated from Washington State University in 1938. He served in the Army from 1944 to 1946. He played professional baseball for the San Francisco Missions, Hollywood Stars and the Twin Falls Indians from 1938 to 1941. He worked for First Interstate Bank from 1941 to 1973, retiring as vice president of the Eugene main branch.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Gary of Phoenix, Ariz., and Paul of Kentucky; a stepdaughter, Sue Gabriel of Junction City; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A son, James Bishop, died previously.

Arrangements by Andreason’s Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.