Richard Arden Roop, age 83, went home to be with the Lord on March 7, 2019.
A life resident of Akron, he graduated from Buchtel High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Dick retired from retail sales after many years. His greatest passion was music, forming and playing piano in Dick Roop’s Trio. Dick enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his father, Alfred Roop; mother and step-father, Thelma and Art Dunlevy, Dick is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 63 years, Beverly; children, Linda Johnson and Rick Roop (Brenda); grandchildren, Heather (Marc) Mehling and Adam Pinczes; great-grandchildren, Riley and Skyler; a step-brother; and cousin, Margie Warrick.
Friends and family will be received Monday, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Road (Route 91), Akron (Ellet), Ohio 44312, where Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Pastor W. James Case officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Hillside Memorial Park.
(Hopkins Lawver, AKRON, 330-733-6271)