Virgil “Keith “ Bishoff, age 75, of LaBelle, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran’s Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.
Born February 14, 1941, in Lewis County, Missouri, Keith was a son of Roy and Pearl Hise Bishoff. He was a 1959 graduate of Williamstown High School, Williamstown, Missouri
He married Joyce Glasford on June 20, 1965, in the Providence Baptist Church in Williamstown, Missouri. To this union a son, Dale Keith Bishoff was born on April 1, 1968. He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce in 2005 and his son Dale in 1991, his parents, two brothers Kenneth and Karol, four sisters Donna Hudnut, Gynell Hudnut, Louise Ridgely, and an infant Frankie Bishoff.
Dale served with the Illinois National Guard, 126th Supply and Service Company. Keith was honorably discharged in 1969, upon returning from Vietnam. He was a member of Ayer Boatman V.F.W. Post # 4342 in Kahoka, MO, the Deer Ridge Trail Riders and Missouri Long Riders.
Keith retired from the Missouri Department of Transportation after 41 years working in the Monticello shed, then the LaBelle shed. He spent his retirement enjoying time with friends, riding horses and working in his garden.
Surviving are one brother, Karl Bishoff of Canton, MO and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016, in the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, Missouri. Pastor Shawn McAfee will officiate the services. Burial will be in the Providence Cemetery at Williamstown, Missouri.
Musical selections will be “Silver Wings” and “Go Rest High On That Mountain”.
Casket bearers will be Steve Hudnut, Paul Hudnut, Richard Hudnut, Vernon Hudnut, Curtis Hudnut and Anthony Bishoff.
Honorary bearers will be Deer Ridge Trail Riders.
Visitation will be Friday, June 3, 2016, after 4 p.m. with family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to the Providence Cemetery and may be mailed to or left at Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, Missouri 63447.