|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1927|
|Death: ||Dec. 28, 2011|
Presque Isle- Robert B. Roope,Jr., died December 28, 2011, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born at that same place, August 27, 1927, the son of Robert B. and Margaret (Keirstead) Roope. Bob began his farming career at the age of 15, until the age of 81.
He served in the US Army from 1947 until 1949. In 2008 his family was honored, by being selected, Farm Family of the Year in 2008. Bob was an active member of the Maysville Grange, Presque Isle Fish and Game Club, and the Presque Isle Snowmobile Club. He served as a Director, on the Agriculture Bargaining Council, was a member of the Agway Store Committee and also the Johnson Cemetery Association for many years.
He is survived by, his loving wife Regina Tozier Roope, two sons Bruce E. Roope and his wife Dolores and Brandon Roope all of Presque Isle, a daughter Stacy Roope and her friend Richard Niland of Danvers,MA,, Grandchildren Kristie Moir and her husband Jason, Jody Shaw and her husband Woody, Great-Grandcchildren Lane and Maren Moir and Shelby, Jessica and Samantha Shaw, Brothers Edward Roope of Gorham and William Roope and his wife Brenda of Winterport, several nieces and nephews.
Predeceasing him were two brothers Rev Donald Thompson and Keith Thompson, and two sisters Dorothy Gott and Jean Thompson Barker.
A spring interment will be in the Johnson Cemetery in Presque Isle. (Bangor Daily News posted 12/29/2011)
Robert B. Roope (1895 - 1976)
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
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