Mr. Danny 'Boomer' Bishop

Mr. Danny “Boomer” Bishop, 66, of Newnan, GA, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at Avalon Health & Rehabilitation. He was born Nov. 30, 1946, in Newnan to the late John “Billy” Bishop & Geraldine Rogers Bishop.

Boomer was a downtown Newnan mainstay. He was an avid sports fan who knew all the statistics for the Newnan Cougars, Georgia Tech and the Atlanta Braves. Boomer could be found at the downtown Post Office, the Redneck Gourmet, or Kroger, always wanting to talk about the latest sporting event.

The funeral is Friday, April 26 at 4 p.m. at Newnan Presbyterian Church with Dr. Harry Barrow, Pastor Danny Wilson and Rev. Rick Duncan officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday 6 to 8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan. The body will lie in state at the church Friday beginning at 2:30 p.m. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions can be made to the Relay For Life of Coweta County, 301 Kelly Drive, Suite 3, Peachtree City, GA 30269.

Condolences can be expressed online at www.mckoon.com.

Survivors include sister, Gail Beckom; uncle, Jimmy (Margie) Rogers; aunts, Margaret Rogers, Betty Rogers; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

McKoon Funeral Home, 770-253-4580



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