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Derrick Bryan Roop

October 14, 1952 — February 15, 2024

Critz, Virginia

Derrick Bryan Roop

Mr. Derrick Bryan Roop, age 71, of Critz, Virginia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at Northern Regional Hospital in Mount Airy, North Carolina. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on October 14, 1952, to the late George Johnson Roop and Dana Evelyn Gilley Roop. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Lynn Roop. Derrick was a graduate of Patrick County High School, Class of 1971, which was the first graduating class from Patrick County High School. After high school, he attended Averett University. Derrick retired from Smurfit-Stone Containers. In his younger years, he enjoyed horseback riding and trail rides with his family. He was a hard worker and a great provider for his family. Derrick was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. Above all, he loved his family, especially his grandchildren. Derrick will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

 

Left to cherish the fond memories of Derrick Roop are his loving wife of 51 years, Joan Williams Roop of the home; one son, Kenneth Roop of Stuart, Virginia; one daughter and son-in-law, Dana Roop Harris (Michael) of Critz, Virginia;  four grandchildren, Faith Roop Ruscelloni (Christian) of Stuart, Virginia, Joshuwa Roop of Stuart, Virginia, Kristen Harris of Critz, Virginia, Makayleigh Harris of Critz, Virginia; one great-grandchild, Joana Rose Ruscelloni; one sister and brother-in-law, Linda Roop Handy (Hassel) of Critz, Virginia; several nieces and nephews; and many dear friends.

 

A funeral service for Mr. Derrick Roop will be held on Monday, February 19, 2024, at 2:00 P.M. at Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Stuart with Pastor Jimmy Wood and Pastor Roger Moore officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the funeral service on Monday afternoon at the funeral home. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial donations in memory of Mr. Roop may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 1427 Edgewood Drive, Suite 101, Mt. Airy, NC 27030. Moody Funeral Home in Stuart is serving the Roop family, and online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com 

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Monday, February 19, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Monday, February 19, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Stuart)

202 West Blue Ridge Street, Stuart, VA 24171

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