John R. Kopp Jr.

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YORK John R. "Jack" Kopp, Jr., 71, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at York Hospital. He was the husband of Geraldine A. "Gerri" (Wiley) Kopp, to whom he was married 37 years. A viewing will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York. Burial will be private at Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. Born March 31, 1943, in Lancaster, a son of the late Helen (Landis) Kopp and late John R. Kopp, Sr., he retired from Caterpillar Inc. after more than 30 years of service. Following his retirement, he also worked for U-Haul where he earned their "Top Dog" award. Jack was a member of Living Word Community Church, VFW, and Caterpillar retirees group. He enjoyed fishing and riding motorcycles. In addition to his wife, Mr. Kopp is survived by three sons, James "Jimmy" Kopp of Poplar Bluff, Mo., William "Billy" and wife, Jennifer Landis of York, and Andrew W. and wife, Katie Kopp of Stewartstown; two daughters, Ann Arnold of Cahokia, Ill., and Brandy J. and husband, Gregg Canoy of McKinney, Texas; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Beverly Kopp of York; and his mother-in-law, Valencia Wiley of York. He was preceded in death by a son, John R. "Johnny" Kopp, III. Memorial contributions may be made to , 3544 N. Progress Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110; or to , 924-N Colonial Ave., York, PA 17403. Send Condolences at
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Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc
1551 Kenneth Rd York, PA 17408
(717) 767-1551
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on July 26, 2014
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