Oct. 17, 1984 Batesville Ripley County Indiana, USA
Sep. 8, 2010 Helmand, Afghanistan
Cpl. John C. Bishop, 25, of Columbus, Ind., died Sept. 8 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. He is the son of Eugene and Sarah Kenens Bishop and was married to Cristle Cade on December 15, 2009. Survivors include his wife Cpl. Cristle Bishop of Camp Lejune; one son K-Sean Bishop; his mother Sarah Thomas of Columbus; brothers William (Martha) Bishop of Moores Hill, Mike (Peggy) Bishop of Versailles, Anthony (Cathleen) Thomas, Eric (Missy) Thomas of Seymour, Jamey (Tammy) Bishop of Hurricane, West Virginia, and Tyson (Tara) Bishop of Indianapolis; sisters Nancy (Bruce) Braley of New Paris, Pennsylvania and Amy (Ryan) Parker of Osgood.