Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bishop of Olympia, Washington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Lynn Bishop to Willis Henry Boykin, formally of Boykin, South Carolina.
Rebecca is the granddaughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Bishop of Jenison, Michigan and the late Mr. Andrew Bishop and Mrs. Winifried Bulthuis of Bellingham, Washington and the late Mr. Peter Bulthuis.
Rebecca graduated from Black Hills School in Tumwater, Washington. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is currently a teacher at the Log Cabin Christian Preschool in Olympia, Washington.
Henry is the son of Mrs. Jenifer Boykin of Boykin and the late Willis Deas Boykin. He is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. William Baynard Boykin of Boykin and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lee Lowder of Oswego, South Carolina.
Henry graduated from Thomas Sumter Academy. He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the College of Charleston and a Master of Arts in Economics from Clemson University. He is currently a Sergeant in the United States Army stationed at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington. He recently completed a tour of duty in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
The couple will be married July 6, 2013 at the Olympia Christian Reformed Church in Olympia, Washington.