Jimmy Leon Roper, age 77, passed away on September 4, 2018.
Jimmy was a native of Rutherfordton and was retired from Cowan Tire, Goodyear in Forest City. He was the son of the late Robert and Ethel Roper he is preceded in death by 4 sisters, Arrie Lee Adams, Frances Brooks, Naomi Womack, and Betty Lewis; two brothers Carl Roper and Glenn Roper and son, Ronnie Roper.
Left to cherish his memory are sister Faye Womack; sons Timmy Roper and wife Margaret of Marion; Michael Roper and wife Debbie of Rutherfordton; Brian Roper and wife Leah of Forest City; 9 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Services were held at Crowe's Chapel. Burial followed at Oak Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Rutherfordton.
Crowe's Mortuary is serving the family.