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Patrick Roper

Patrick Edward Roper, 79, of Jackson, died Sunday, May 9, 2010 at Central Mississippi Medical Center. 

Visitation will be 1pm-3pm Tuesday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.  Graveside services will be 3pm Tuesday at Hazlehurst Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements.

Mr. Roper was a graduate of Hazlehurst High School.  He attended Mississippi College, Ole Miss, and graduated from Tulane.  He was a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict.  He loved is family, God and Country.  He was an avid gardener of Daylilies and Iris’.  He was the family historian and loved genealogy.  
He was preceded in death by brother, Charles Roper; sisters-in-law, Mable Roper, Mildred Roper and JoAnne Roper.
Survivors include: wife, Patricia Roper; daughter, Laurie Elizabeth Roper of Jackson; brother, W. A. Roper of Jackson, Robert Blair Roper of Dunkinville, TX, and Warren L. Roper of Jackson; and sister Marilyn Driskell of Brookhaven.

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