Funeral service for Mr. Joe Wayne Roper age 65, of Fayetteville, will be conducted Tuesday June 7, 2016 at 11 a.m. Higgins Funeral Home, with Rev. Don Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Wright’s Cemetery. Mr. Roper passed away June 4, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center.
A native of Lincoln County, TN, he was the son of the late Onus and Darrine Spray Roper. He was employed by Goodman Manufacturing for 36 years. He loved fishing, farming, canning, cooking BBQ and country hams. He loved spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife Lulu Ailene “Doll” Roper, daughters Angela (William) Fuqua, Jolynn (Anthoney Clemons) Roper, step-son Cody (Dewayna) Collins, grandchildren Aaron Hadley, Aaden Fuqua, Eric Collins, Whitney Patterson, Eddie Wayne Cannon, special friends Joe and Jan McCown, brother David Roper, sister Debbie Marshall, 5 great grandchildren all of Fayetteville, and a host of other extended family and friends.
Visitation with the family will be Monday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.
So sorry for your loss!! I didn’t know!!
So sorry for your loss love you dearly
So sad to hear of the loss of such a dear friend. Prayers for all of you. His sweet spirit will live on. God bless.
So sorry for your loss. Joe was such a good friend to our family.
Joe was a special kind of person. I worked with him at Amana and he’s cut many a slice of country ham for my Mother. My Mother loved Joe. I know he will be missed by many. God bless!
Doll & family sorry to hear about joe. He was a wonderville man.He will be greatly missed.
I am so sorry for the loss of Joe. Just saw him last week when he came to the funeral home for momma’s visitation. I thought alot of Joe. Know him for many years. You will be in my prayers.
WE WERE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF THE LOSS OF JOE…………HE WILL BE MISSED BY MANY………..
Sorry for your loss — we enjoyed his company. May God bless you and keep you in your time of need.
Joe will truly be missed. I remember him visiting my Granny Ables and Aunt Polly so many times, sitting and talking and always being so kind to all of us. Such a sweet man. RIP.
I really liked Mr. Joe. He worked with Daddy many years at Amana. He was always sweet to me. My thoughts are with all his family..God Bless.
Debbie, I am so sorry to hear this sad news. We will be keeping you & your family in our prayers.
So sorry for your loss I thought a lot of him work with him at amana for many years.
I am sorry for your loss knew Joe for a long time
I am so sorry about Joe’s passing. He was a special person and will be missed by all who knew him. May God comfort you all in this time of loss.
So sorry for your loss. Joe was a great guy. My prayers are with you all.
Angela & Jolynn: I’m so sorry about ur Dad! I just talked to Angela yesterday, and I knew that Joe was very sick! May God Bless U All during this difficult time!
A great man
Joe was a great friend who helped us immensely when we arrived here. He taught me how to correctly cut a ham, how to cook a ham, helped in our store at Christmas, and was just a blessing to us when we needed it most.
His friendship will be sorely missed.
Fond memories of a school friend from first thru high school. Playing together an getting into trouble as well. Will be greatly missed. God Blessing and prayers to your family.
So sorry to hear of Joe’s death. He was always a gentleman.
So sorry to hear .will be missed such a good feller…
David & family, I am sorry for your loss. May God bless and keep you as you say goodbye for now to your brother.
So sorry, a good friend is gone and a member of the community lost. Doll, we pray for your comfort now and in the coming days, learning to live without him. Love, Don & Era Jean.
Sorry for your Loss of Joe .He great guy .Phillip and Mary Lee Pitts
So sorry for your loss. He will be missed by so many. All of you are Tim and my thoughts and prayers.
So sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts & prayers. God Bless You All, Mary & Teresa Partin
Angie, Jolynn and entire family,. So sorry about your dad’s passing.Such a shock. God bless and be with you all. Much love being sent your way.