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  • ID: I119591
  • Name: William Earl Roper
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1928
  • Death: 16 MAY 2017 in Sheffield, Colbert Co., AL
  • Reference Number: 119591
  • Note:
    2017, Sheffield, Colbert Co., AL, Obituary
    Times Daily (Florence, AL) - May 18, 2017
    William Earl "Bill" Roper, 89, Sheffield, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
    Bill retired as plant manager of TVA Power Service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sheffield, a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge 503 F and AM, former member of Sheffield Rotary, former member of the National Management Association, a member of Plumber and Steamfitters Local 760, a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served during World War II, and a proud Sheffield Bulldog who played on the first undefeated team. In his own words: "he loved his family and all of his many friends and was very happy that he could help a lot people in many ways."
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Sabyne Blankenship Roper; infant son, William Howard Roper; parents, Samuel Edward and Bettye Crow Roper; and siblings, Huldah Chaffin and Robert E. Roper.
    Bill was survived by his daughter, Susan Roper Young and her husband, Brian; grandsons, Brandon Young and wife, Kim, and Brent Young and wife, Amy; and grandchildren, Taylor Kate, Lilly, Audrey, Carson, and Brody.
    His visitation will be today from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia. His graveside service will be Friday, May 19, at 10:30 a.m. with Chad Holder officiating at Oakwood Cemetery, Sheffield. Honorary Pallbearers will be Brandon Young, Brent Young, Eric Rickman, Brian Rhoades, David McCollum, Bart Bodkins, and Horace Crowden.
    From: Diane Renfrow dhrenfrow(at)

    Father: Samuel Edward Roper
    Mother: Bettye Crow

    Marriage 1 Sabyne E. Blankenship b: 1930 in Hardeman Co., TN
      1. Has No Children William Howard Roper
      2. Has Children Living Roper
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