Melvin E. Soper

Melvin E. Soper

Birth
Chariton, Lucas County, Iowa, USA
Death 20 Apr 2016 (aged 72)
Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown, Specifically: Bruce Funeral Home Gardner Kansas 66030
Memorial ID 187105152 · View Source
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Melvin Eugene Soper, 72, of Eudora, KS passed away April 20, 2016 at Olathe Medical Center. Memorial Service will be 10:30 am Thursday, April 28, 2016 at New Life Community Church, 17935 S Moonlight Rd, Gardner, KS 66030. Visitation 6-8:00 pm Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S Center, Gardner. contributions may be made to the Urban Christian Academy.
Melvin was born November 19, 1943 in Chariton, IA to Herbert Eugene and Leoan Oliva (Petty) Soper. He grew up in Olathe, graduating from Olathe High School in 1962. Melvin served in the United States Air Force for four years. He was based out of Michigan during that time and once he completed his service he moved back to Olathe. In the 1970s, he moved to Eudora. Melvin married Pamela Sue Hanlon June 20, 1975 in Olathe, KS. He served as a Deputy Sheriff for the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office for 32 years. Melvin was a member of the New Life Community Church, American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post 14, Lawrence Masonic Lodge #6 and Scottish Rites of Lawrence. Enjoyed riding his motorcycle a Blue Knights International, which is a Law Enforcement motorcycle club, the Patriot Guard and the American Legion Riders of Lenexa. During his spare time, Melvin also loved hunting, fishing and knife making.
Melvin was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Pam of the home; brother, Gary George Soper and wife Denese of Whittmann, AZ; sister, Janice Lee Martin and husband Doug of Red Oak, OK .


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  • Created by: Dan DeMuynck Wesonig
  • Added: 4 Feb 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 187105152
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin E. Soper (19 Nov 1943–20 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 187105152, ; Maintained by Dan DeMuynck Wesonig (contributor 48868503) Burial Details Unknown, who reports a Bruce Funeral Home Gardner Kansas 66030.