Bom-Wrapper

Roy

Roy "Wayne" Hopper

Monday, July 6th, 1942 - Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Roy \"Wayne\" Hopper, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Roy "Wayne" Hopper

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Roy "Wayne"'s Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Roy "Wayne"'s Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Mr. Roy "Wayne" Hopper, age 77, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on July 6, 1942 on Bradford Road in Switzerland County, Indiana. He was the loving son of the late Earl Joseph and Cleta I. (Coy) Hopper. He was raised in Switzerland County where he attended Vevay High School. Wayne was inducted into the United States Army on February 5, 1964 in Louisville, Kentucky. He served during the Vietnam War and received the Sharpshooter (Rifle M-14) Badge. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Private First Class on January 31, 1970. Wayne was united in marriage on February 10, 1967 at the Switzerland Baptist Church in Vevay, Indiana to Mary Ann Hamby. This happy union was blessed with a son, Terry Wayne Hopper. They renewed their vows on their 50th wedding anniversary at the Fairview Baptist Church by Bro. Hobert Byrd where they hold membership. Wayne and Mary Ann shared over 52 years of marriage together until his death. Wayne was employed for Stedman's Foundry in Aurora, Indiana for six months and for Randall's Textron in Vevay, Indiana for six months. He was employed in maintenance for Hilltop Basic Resources in Patriot, Indiana, from 1972 - 1999. He was also employed in maintenance for the Greater Cincinnati Airport and drove for the Amish for several years. Wayne enjoyed NASCAR, tinkering on cars, attending truck and tractor pulls and his little dogs. Wayne passed away at 2:47 p.m., Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at the Hosparus Health Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Wayne will be missed by his wife, Mary Ann (Hamby) Hopper of Vevay, IN; his son, Terry Wayne Hopper and his companion, Stephanie Greenwood of Vevay, IN; his grandson, Christopher Wayne Hopper of Madison, IN; his several great-grandchildren; his brothers, Loren Hopper and his wife, Kathy of Mt. Sterling, IN and Gordie Hopper and his wife, Marlene of Lansing, MI; his sisters, Carole Jeane (Hopper) Webb of Center Square, IN and Janice Clay of Vevay, IN; his sister-in-law, Janet Hopper of DeWitt, MI and his several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Joseph and Cleta I. (Coy) Hopper and his brothers, Russell and Paul Hopper.

Friends may call 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 22, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, December 23, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., by Bro. Hobert Byrd at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Interment and full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post #185 and the Vevay VFW Post #5396 in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mr. Roy "Wayne" Hopper Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Roy "Wayne" Hopper, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Roy "Wayne"

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home
    Address
    208 Ferry Street
    VEVAY, IN 47043
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, December 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, December 23rd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home
    Address
    208 Ferry Street
    VEVAY, IN 47043
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Bro. Hobert Byrd
  • Interment

    Location
    Vevay Cemetery
    Address
    HWY 156
    VEVAY, IN 47043
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Donations

Donations are being accepted for: Funeral Expenses.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Roy "Wayne" here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Roy "Wayne" Hopper by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
JM

Jr & Dorothy Mallory

Posted at 03:49pm
We are so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing I remember all of the brothers well, Jr worked with Loren at Reliance in Madison. Again we pray God will comfort you at this time.
D

Debbie Weir

Posted at 05:08pm
So sorry to hear of Wayne passing. My heart goes out to you my dear friend.
VD

VeraJean (Havens) Davis

Posted at 07:32pm
Mary Ann...So very sorry to hear of Wayne's passing.💔
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Tribute Video

Webcasting

Sometimes extenuating circumstances make it difficult to attend a service. Memorial webcasting gives family and friends the opportunity to view a service live, online, from anywhere.

This event may be open-casket and the livestream may contain views of the deceased.

Share by: