HICKMAN — Gerald Roper, 85, of Hickman died Wednesday, October 30, 2013, at Clinton-Hickman County ICF Nursing Home.
He was a retired insurance agent and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He attended East Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Edna Earl Roper; two sons, Paul Roper of Orlando, Fla., and Steven Roper of New Haven, Ind.; one daughter, Donna Hopper of Hickman; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jeanette Jones of Hickman.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Roper; two brothers; and five sisters. His parents were Albert and Mary Roper.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2013, at Strong Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Amberg officiating. Interment will be in Hickman City Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of service Sunday at the funeral home.