Roop, Cecil Wayne

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roop_cecil_wayne.jpgCecil Wayne Roop, 73 of Floyd, passed away on December 26, 2019 at his home with his loving wife of 50 years, Judy Harmon Roop, by his side. Cecil was born on October 1, 1946 to the late Roy G. & Stella Akers Roop. He is also preceded in death by his daughter, Susan Lynn Roop; brothers, Clinton, Carl & Curtis Roop; and his sister, Carleen Hollandsworth.

In addition to his wife, Cecil is survived by his son, Kenny Wayne (Amy) Roop; brother, Carmon (Anna) Roop; sisters, Cleo (Kelly) Cox, Claudine (Floyd) Pitts, Christine (Mikel) McClaugherty, and Cherrie Roop (JR Keen).

Cecil also has a brother-in-law, Johnny Sutherland; five sisters-in-law, Lois Roop, Shirley Roop, Mary (Billy) Underwood, Ruth (Shirley) Boothe, and Wilma (Bill) Simpkins.

Cecil was blessed with and cherished his grandchildren, Sylvia Lynn and Daniel Chase Roop; step-grandsons, Zach and Lance Garlick; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Cecil was a faithful member of the Floyd Church of God in Floyd. He was also a proud U.S. Army Veteran where he served in the Vietnam War in 1968 & 1969. He was also a member of the Floyd V.F.W.

Cecil was retired from Kopper’s Industry in Salem, VA where he worked hard and made many lifetime friends.

Cecil’s family would like to thank everyone for their cards, visits, calls, food and most importantly their prayers and support during his long illness. The family would also like to thank Carilion Hospice and his caregiver Debbie, for all of her help and support.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Floyd Church of God with Rev. Clyde Bishop officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens where he will join his little girl, Susan, with Military Rites by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854 and American Legion Post #127. The family will receive friends from 4 – 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel.