LOUISE WYATT COLLECTION
Mar 1, 1910 – Jun 17, 2000
Fred J. Roper, 90,
Norfolk, VA, formerly of Hopkinsville,
died Saturday, June 17, 2000, at a Norfolk hospital of natural causes. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at
Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Norfolk, with the Rev. Phyllis R. Earley
officiating. Burial will be in Forest
Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk. Visitation will
be from 7:30 until 8:30 tonight.
Masonic rites will follow the service Tuesday.
A native of Hopkinsville, he was the son of the late Edgar
and Annie Lacy Roper. He was a retired
general contractor and had worked in the overhaul and repair at the
Naval Station during World War II. He
was a Mason and a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church. A daughter, Margaret “Ticky” Roper Garrett,
preceded him in death. Survivors
include his wife, Katherine Harris Roper; a sister, Ellen Roper
Hendersonville, NC; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Virginia Beach Symphony Orchestra,
Office Box 2544, Virginia Beach, VA, 23450.
Submitted by Kyle, Melanie and David Atkins on behalf of Louise Wyatt- Thank you!