Vernon Lee Roop


Vernon Lee Roop, 86, Live Oak, FL, beloved husband, father , and Pappaw, passed away on
Thursday, August 29, 2019. He was the son of the late Roy Roop and Grace (Roop) Motzer. The
Hamilton, Ohio native was a member and pastor in the Church of God . He served his country
during the Korean Conflict as a member of the U.S. Army. He loved learning from history,
sports, and singing, particularly as an integral part of a local barbershop group. Time spent with
family was a source of joy to Mr. Roop through meals, laughter, and sharing stories. Mr. Roop is
survived by his wife of sixty-four years: Mary Roop; daughters: Susan Price (Falls), Valdese,
NC, Barbara Royster (Joe), Lake City, FL; brother: Frank Roop, Mineral Wells, TX,
grandchildren: Trae Price (Heather) Morganton, NC, MaryBeth Bowman (Brian) Morganton,
NC, Patrick Price (Megan), Valdese, NC, Leeann Scheider (Dylan) Lake City, FL, Alyssa Roxby
(Matt), Lake City, FL; eleven great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. He was
preceded in death by his sisters: Audrey Rose, Gail Campbell, Patricia Rowland and Beverly
Whitus. Graveside services will be held on Friday, September 6th
, 4:00 p.m., at Springridge
Cemetery in High Springs, FL with Chaplain Jack Jones and Rev. David Brown officiating. In
lieu of flowers , the family requests that donations be made to Good Samaritan Center
( Dowling Park, FL or Haven Hospice (, Lake
City, FL.
Please sign the guestbook at www.daniels funeral
Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Live Oak & Branford, FL in
charge of arrangements.
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Dorothy Phillips
Sep 08, 2019
Vernon is now in heaven singing with the angels and Fred. God speed.
Douglas Kincaid from Kincaid, WV
Sep 03, 2019
Mary and families,
We were so sorry to see that Vernon has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
(Todd and Minnie (Burke) Kincaid's kids: Shirley, Carroll, Doug and Judy