Billy Marion Bishop, 80, of Madison passed away on June 21, 2019.  

Billy was born in Jackson on August 16, 1938 to Jaxie and Robert Marion Bishop. He attended high school in Hazlehurst and went on to receive his doctorate from the University of Mississippi. Billy married Faira Lee and they spent a wonderful 54 years together. He worked as Director of Student Services and Records at University of Mississippi Medical Center as a school administrator and enjoyed travelling, social activities, and church activities. Billy was also a proud member of various service organizations. 

Billy is survived by his loving wife, Faira Bishop and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral services were held June 24, 2019 at First Baptist Church Madison. Interment followed at Parkway Memorial Cemetery.