Roy G. Roper, 56, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 11:20 A.M. September 20, 2019 at his friend's residence in Mount Vernon. He was born January 17, 1963 in Centralia, Illinois to the late James and Thelma (Eagan) Roper.
Roy is survived by his sons, Roy Roper of Mount Vernon and Allen Fair of Sandoval, Illinois; daughter, Dorothy Roper of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren, Lexie and Tucker; five brothers, Charles Roper, James Roper, Glen Roper, Robbie Roper, and Fred Roper; two sisters, Rosetta Chapman and Sandy Kay Roper; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Roper was preceded in death by his sister.
Roy proudly served his country in the United States Army and was the owner and operator of Patriot Heating and Cooling. He was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
In honor of Roy’s family’s wishes, a Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the the Roper Family, in the care of Roy Roper.