Tracy Van Bishop, 51 of Atlanta, Georgia entered into rest on March 8, 2019 at his home.
Tracy was born on September 8, 1967 in Jasper, Alabama. He graduated from Winston County High School in 1985, Ole Miss class of 1989, Ole Miss Grad School in 1991, and had a PHD from the University of Wisconsin in Linguistics. Tracy worked at Baylor University from 1991-1993, University of Wisconsin 1993-1998, NYU 2002-2006, Hofstra 2006-2007, Washington University 2007-2011, Little Rock, Arkansas 2011-2013, University of Arkansas 2013-2016, and Atlanta Metropolitan State College 2017-2019. He enjoyed playing the french horn, board games, playing cards, and had many achievements in his life.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 1pm-4pm at Addison Church of God in Addison, Alabama, where services will be held at 4pm. Steton Hayes and Pastor Rodney Ridgeway will officiate.
Tracy is survived by his parents, Larry and Sandra Bishop; brother, Shane Bishop; sister, LaShay Bishop and her husband Shane Childs; and a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Walter and Tressie Bishop, and Odie and Mauvelene Hayes.