HAROLD EARNEST ROOP, 73 of Zanesville, passed away at his residence at 11am Nov 30, 2010.
Harold was born Jan. 28, 1937 in Rock Bridge, OH the son of the late Earnest J. Roop and Dorothy N. (Weakley) Lescalleet. Harold retired in 2002 from the US Army Corp where he worked as an engineer. He was a member of the American Legion Post #29 and VFW Post #1058 and an avid follower of his grandsons, Anthony Kinkade’s racing. He served his country in the US Navy serving for 22 years.
Harold is survived by his children Holly (Tim) Ritchey of Zanesville, Scott (Meley) Kuhn of NV, Shawn (Lisa) Kuhn of CT, and Heidi (Jim) Riley of Zanesville, Christopher Roop of Columbus; Pamela Roop of PA and Robin Roop of Columbus; Sisters SuAnn (Carl) Hartman of Philo, JoAnn Cox of Delaware, Sharron Hummel of Zanesville and a half sister Becky of Zanesville; ½ brothers Randy, Bob Lescalleet and 9 Grandchildren and 2 special grandchildren Zachary and Anthony a great grandson Branson Andrea Covington and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife whom he married June 20, 1976, Brenda Roop who passed away Jan 13, 2009, a son Albert Roop, a brother Larry Roop and his ½ brothers Tom and Tim Lescalleet.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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