GROVER - Donald Edward "Donnie" Roper Jr., 48, a resident of Long Branch Road, Grover, died June 22, 2012 at Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte.
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He was a native of Cleveland County, son of the late Carolyn Whetstine Roper. He was self- employed in the construction industry and of the Baptist faith. He was a loving and devoted son, father and grandfather who was loved by his family.
He is survived by son, Donald Edward "Trey" Roper III, Grover; daughter, Whitney LaShay Roper, Grover; granddaughter, Aavah Kailyannah Roper ( Whitney's daughter); mother of his children, Teresa "Terri" Roper Kirk, Kings Mountain; father, Don Roper Sr., Grover; sister,Kimberly Roper, Grover; niece, Autumn Sarah Roper, Grover; and an aunt, Diane Whetstine, Grover.
Memorial Service: Family and friends will gather at the home of the aunt at 731 Long Branch Road in Grover at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to remember "Donnie"
Funeral Home: Harris Funeral Home is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to
, 222 S. Church Street, Suite 303, Charlotte, N.C., 28202
Online Condolences: www.harrisfunerals.com
Published in Shelby Star on June 24, 2012