Letter To The Editor

Boomer's family thanks community

by The Bishop & Rogers Families

We would like to take this opportunity to let the people of Newnan and Coweta County know how very much we appreciate the outpouring of love and affection shown in the illness and death of Danny “Boomer” Bishop. Actually, his many friends did not wait until Danny’s illness to show their devotion, but had long displayed their concern for him in their support. 

We would probably all agree that Danny was certainly unique. We sometimes wondered how he would cope with life after the passing of his immediate family. Happily, our concerns were laid to rest as the years passed on.

His uncanny knowledge of sports, his unassuming personality, and his ability to remember names drew friends to him from all walks of life. He knew no prejudice: He had just as soon bum a ride from someone in a Model “T” Ford as the longest Cadillac on the road.

With the passing of time, Danny inexplicably became BOOMER. Maybe Urban Legend would be appropriate in describing his persona. No one knows the names of all the people who were there for Boomer day in and day out. Their names would fill this page.

From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you. God bless you all.


More Opinion

Georgia Says

The Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle on NCAA being heavy handed: Who owns your name, your likeness, your image and your signature? In other word ... Read More


Becoming a hub for technology

The city of Newnan got a major technological boost announcement this week. AT&T has selected our city as one of four in Georgia that wil ... Read More


A stronger man

Boys will be boys. That’s especially true in high school football, where crude jokes, popping someone with a wet towel on their butt, ... Read More


Rants, Raves & Really?!?

A look back at last week’s highs, lows and whatevers: RAVE: Bob and Millie Coggin lead by example, and recently made a substantial gif ... Read More


Georgia Says

Morning News, Savannah, Georgia, on Joe Biden: Every time Joe Biden opens his mouth, people hold their breaths. That includes members of th ... Read More

Expanding educational and economic opportunities

If you missed Thursday’s edition of The Newnan Times-Herald, you might want to go back and check it out. That’s because a couple ... Read More