Hoyle "Red" Roper
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FOREST CITY, NC-- Charles Hoyle "Red" Roper, age 77, husband of Ruth Smith Roper of 169 Brock Dr. Forest City passed away on Sunday September 29. Hoyle was a native of Rutherford County, a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church, a former National Guardsman, owner of Roper Loop Barber Shop and a retired funeral director for Crowe's Mortuary.
Hoyle was preceded in death by a daughter Lisa Roper; his parents Burley and Wenona Lenora Kiser Roper, brothers Junior, Bobby, Flay, G.W., and Bill Roper; sisters Pat Beheler, Emma Jean Tipton, and Zora Lawing.
In addition to his wife there is left to cherish his memory a son Marty (Melissa) Roper of Fountain Inn, daughter Tammy (Bobby Jr.) Roper Dailey of Spartanburg, granddaughter Ginger Dailey of Spartanburg and a brother Norman Roper of Matthews.
A service to celebrate the life of Charles Hoyle "Red" Roper will be held at 4 PM Wednesday October 2, 2013at Mountain Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles McClure, Rev. Eric Reedy, Rev. Jim Caprell and Pastor Richard Smith officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday October 1, 2013 from 6-9 PM at Crowe's Funeral Home in Rutherfordton.
Memorial donations may be made to Mt. Creek Baptist Church 710 Mountain Creek Rd. Rutherfordton, NC 28139.
Crowe's Mortuary & Crematory is assisting the Roper family. Online condolences at www.crowemortuary.com
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Oct. 1 to Oct. 2, 2013