William

November 26, 1997 ~ November 20, 2020

Born in: Glasgow, Kentucky
Resided in: Glasgow, Kentucky

William Dalton Bishop, 22 of Glasgow, passed away Friday, November 20, 2020. He was born in Glasgow, November 26, 1997 to his loving parents, William and Rita Kinslow Bishop who survive. Dalton was a long-time member of the First United Methodist Church. Dalton was greeted into Heaven by so many that he loved. Among these; his paternal grandparents, Neal & Justina “Tiny” Bishop, his maternal grandparents, John “Pete” & Gail Kinslow, and his uncles, Rodney Kinslow and Neal Hayden Bishop Jr.

Dalton stood firmly in his beliefs; his selflessness and huge servant-heart reflected his unending faith in his Lord and Savior. His loyalty for those that he loved, and that loved him, was unending. Dalton was a proud alumnus of Glasgow High School’s Class of 2017. He stood strong behind UK athletics and any free time he had, he loved spending it on his mower.

Dalton’s love for life was matched by his love for others; to know him was to know his unwavering love for his parents & sister. That same love that he constantly poured out touched the lives and hearts of so many.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his sister, Gretchen Bishop and her boyfriend Madison Williams; Dalton’s best friend and companion, Ashleigh Essler; His aunts, Robin Gardner (Scott), Beverly Hammons (Earl), and Diane Kayser (Fred).

Funeral service for William Dalton Bishop will be held 1:00pm Wednesday, November 25th at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. A scholarship has been established in Dalton’s name. Donations can be mailed to the Glasgow Independent Schools Education Foundation P.O Box 1239 Glasgow, Ky 42141 or you may drop off a donation at A.F. Crow Funeral Home.

Due to the Governor restrictions on the number of people that may attend the service, the funeral service for Dalton will be private. The family is planning a Memorial Celebration for Dalton that will be held at a later date.

For those not able to attend, the funeral service for Dalton will be live streamed 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 25th, where family and friends may visit www.facebook.com/crowfuneralhome to participate in the celebration. All those who wish to honor and remember Dalton in person (25 people) at the service must wear a mask or other appropriate facial covering and practice physical distancing for the safety of those in attendance.

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  1. William, Rita, Gretchen, our family is so sorry about the loss of Dalton. You all are on our hearts and in our prayers.

    Much love,
    John, LaDonna, Guinn, Katherine and John Thomas Rogers

  2. Dalton touched the hearts of the people of Glasgow and so many more. William, Rita, and Gretchen, I am so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Love,
    Raena Maupin

  3. My deepest condolences to family and friends at this time. My prayer is the good Lord holds you all in his palm of comfort in your time of need. He will be greatly missed by his KAAP family.
    J. Michael Daugherty
    Manufacturing Manager
    Kobe Aluminum Automotive Products

  4. Forever sending love and prayers to Dalton’s Family and Friends, just as he would have.

    Fly High, Dalton.

  5. Dalton was a handsome little boy who walked through my classroom door and straight into my heart! I am wrapping you in prayer; it is the very only comfort I have ever known. You are loved. ❤

  6. Sending all of my love and thoughts during this time. I’m so sorry about your loss. Dalton, you’re truly one of a kind and people are missing you tremendously.

  7. Dalton was a memorable young man he exceeded expectations of him beyond this world ! God definitely gained another angel !!

  8. Dalton was always a friend that I could count on no matter how long we went without seeing each other. Sending prayers and love your way.

  9. Dalton embodies the true defenition of a Friend. No matter how long you had gone without seeing him he was always a phone call away. Always willing to help and Listen.

  10. William, Rita, and Gretchen we are so sorry for your loss. Dalton was a special person to many. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Dalton will forever be remembered by his infectious personality and the love and light he showed to everyone that knew him. Prayers and hugs today and always.

  12. So sorry for your loss. He will definitely be missed by so many people. My thoughts and prayers are going up for the family and those touched by Dalton’s kindness and bright energy.

  13. So sorry Rita and family for your loss! Dalton will be truly missed by all that knew him. He had one of the most kind and compassionate souls. Continued prayers!

  14. So many prayers for you all. Your son was truly an amazing guy and will be missed by so many. We pray God gives you strength in the coming days.

  15. Rita, William, and Gretchen prayers for you all now and in the days to come. He will be missed by this community.

    Vickie & Tommy Bale

  16. Dalton was a good man I worked with him at Kobe and I just can not believe he’s gone way to soon! Prayers go out for his family 🙏🏻

  17. My heart breaks for you over the loss of your son. He sounded like a very special person. Prayers and love

  18. Thinking of you and Gretchen and your whole Family in this time of sorrow. I know what you are going through. Sending prayers and love.

  19. What an amazing young man with a heart as big as the universe. I have many memories of Dalton but the one that sticks out in my mind is the one where he took Lois Wright to prom and how he made her feel like a queen that night. God truly blessed us with a special young man.

    • Pete & Gail will always have a special place in my heart. I think of them every time I light the candle they gave me. I’m lighting this candle to let this family know they are loved and they are in my prayers.

  20. Pete & Gail will always have a special place in my heart. I think of them every time I light the candle they gave me and the love they shared. I light this candle to show my love for this family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Everyone is in my prayers.

  21. Rita I am so sorry for your loss. He would check on my sons Derrick Sells and Johnny Honeycutt. He was such a sweet, loving kid that will be missed. I will continue my prayers for you and your family.

    Michelle Honeycutt Brannum

  22. Rita, Words cannot express our sympathy for your great loss. I cannot begin to imagine the range of emotions that you are feeling and we send our deepest condolences. Praying that your memories of Dalton sustain and comfort you during this very difficult time. With much love, Sharon & William & Abby Rock

  23. The love and joy that Dalton brought to all who knew him was a blessing and will always be cherished. His personality and smile were infectious and inspirational. May God engulf you and yours with His comforting arms. We are sending you our love and continued prayers. Rossie & Jim

  24. We are so, so sorry for the loss of your precious son. May God wrap His loving arms around you all. You are in our fervent prayers.

  25. Rita, William, and “Sandbagger”, our hearts are breaking for you in your loss. We pray God will wrap his arms around you and comfort you in the days ahead.

  26. We’ve known Dalton all of his life and Parker was also a member of the Class of 2017. So many memories of Dalton come to mind. In every one, his sweet soul shined through. He was thoughtful, caring, and kind. Every time we saw him, it wasn’t just a quick “hello” but he would ask how Parker or Connor were doing. He will be missed not only by our family but all who knew him. He touched a lot of lives and knowing him was a true honor. We pray that God gives you strength and comfort during this difficult time. No doubt there is a lot of laughter in heaven with Dalton there. We love you all and are so sorry for your loss.
    Love,
    The Cassady Family

  27. 2grade met u dude.one of the koolest people Iv met u stopped me from doing a bunch of stupid things.gonna miss u bro

  28. Rita & William, I’m so, so sorry. Please know that you are in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time. We hope your warm memories and the love and prayers of your family and friends will be of comfort to you in the days ahead. – Joe Harlan & Beth Stone

  29. Dalton was a such a sweet young man! He was always smiling and friendly to me every time I saw him. My son was good friends with Dalton from a young age. Dalton will be sadly missed and remembered by so many. Prayers for his family and friends in this tragic loss.

  30. William & Rita, I met Dalton 6 years ago on September 19th through a tragic accident that almost took my life. After that night Dalton & I would meet a couple times a year for lunch or dinner and catch up on life and chat about the night of the accident. Dalton was an inspiration to me with his kind words and HUGE heart .He always saw the good in everyone he came in contact with no matter what. You all raised a great young man that will be terribly missed by all that knew him. I will miss texting and catching up from time to time with him. I pray that GOD comforts your family during this difficult time! Always cherish the memories you had with him FOREVER! Until we meet again Dalton! It was a true honor to know you!! RIP DALTON…! – Scott Ballard

  31. William & Rita, I met Dalton 6 years ago in September on the night of the 19th in a tragic accident that almost took my life. After that night we be came friends and would meet a couple times a year to have lunch or dinner to catch up and chat about the night of the accident. He was an inspiration to me, and I will miss texting and seeing him around Glasgow when I come in to visit. You all raise a fine outstanding young man, and he will be missed by all that knew him. I pray GOD will comfort your family during this difficult time. Cherish the great memories you had with him. Until we meet again brother…RIP Dalton…!! Your Friend, Scott Ballard

  32. Rita, William, Gretchen, & Dalton’s close friends,
    Sending my heartfelt condolences & prayers for peace & strength beyond comprehension.

  33. Dalton was a special guy. He always was kind and worried about everybody but himself. Being selfless is a gift that few have and engulfed it. He impacted everybody he was around! Prayers to the family.

  34. Dalton was one of the finest young men I know. He had a smile that was so contagious. His smile would light up a room no matter where it was. You were a blessing to me always Dalton. I love you and will miss you my sweet friend. My heart and prayers go out to Daytona beautiful family.

  35. Praying for the family.

    James Jr., Sheila and Rev. James H. Glover, III

  36. Sending up prayers for u and your family my deepest sympathy you’re in my thoughts and prayers God bless u with strength sorry for your loss he was a great person loved by many .God bless this special famiy always love u all. RIPDALTON

  37. The Bale family surrounds you with love and prayers. Your family has always been special to us and we are so sorry!

  38. Your family has always been special to us and we are heartsick to learn of your son, Dalton’s death. The Bale family surrounds you with love and prayers.

  39. Sorry for your loss. The Belcher family is sending up prayers for you all at this time of need. May God wrap his comforting arms around you today in the days to come.

  40. Dalton was larger than life. When you met him you knew instantly how genuine he was in his faith and love for people. He was a friend to so many and we were blessed to have known him. He was loving, selfless and compassionate in everything he did. Our family would like to express our deepest sympathy for William, Rita and Gretchen. Praying for you now and the days ahead.

  41. I don’t know of anyone who was more deeply loved and respected than Dalton! Praying the empty place in your hearts will be filled with God’s love and His peace! ❤️🙏🏻

  42. Sending all of our love and condolences to you all!
    We just wanted you all to know that Dalton truly had such an impact on our family! Anytime he was at our home he would have us laughing the entire time! We cannot thank him enough for being such an amazing friend to our children! Blake truly admired him! Dalton was one of Blake’s first friends when he moved to Glasgow! Geran loved talking politics with him and getting him riled up during the Uk v. UofL games! We will cherish these memories forever!
    Praying for you Rita, William, and Gretchen! <3

  43. I hope you all can stay strong through this. I have learned what an amazing soul Dalton is. If you need anything at all dont hesitate to reach out to me.

  44. William & Rita: We are so sorry for your loss!! I only met Dalton a time or 2 @ Rotary, but I remember stopping you on the street one time to tell you what a nice young man he seemed to be!! We will always remember him that way. You did a great job raising him!! We are praying for you!!
    Your friends,
    Buddy & Anne Grant

  45. Dear William, Rita and Family,

    When I try to express our hurt for you…words and emotions can’t seem to go far enough… I have not been
    there… He has and He will walk with you and linger with you when that is all you need for someone to do.

    May the Holy Spirit meet you….”In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And He who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with God’s will.” — Romans 8: 26-28

    With love and prayers,

    Gerald and Karen Wood

  46. We are so sorry for your loss and pray that memories of him comfort you as well as these beautiful tributes of friends and family. May God give you strength and comfort at this difficult time.

    Perry and Catherine Brantley

  47. Rita, I am so sorry for your loss and pray that you will strength and comfort. You are in my prayers. Agnes Seaton.

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