American Veteran 08

Richard W. Bopp

November 27, 1947 ~ February 1, 2021 (age 73)


Richard W. "Sandy" Bopp, 73, of Wiconisco, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

Born in Pottsville, November 27, 1947 a son of the late Richard and Ivy Taylor Bopp.  Sandy was a graduate of the former Williamstown Catholic High School. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.

He retired from Sara Lee Foods Services. Following retirement Sandy was a driver for the local Amish community.

He attended the Calvary Independent Church, Lykens. He enjoyed spending time with his family, working on cars and could build almost anything with his hands.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Waters.

Surviving are his wife, Cherylene D. Oxenrider Bopp and would have celebrated 49 years of marriage in April. Five children; Heather A Caffas, New Cumberland; Jason L. Bopp (Betti), Gratz; Valerie D. Johnson (Nate), Lykens; Alicia N. Fry (Curtis), Williamstown and Timothy A. Bopp (Ashley), Elizabethville; three sisters, Tina Neiman, Muir; Dorothy Walton and Sheila Gouse both of Williamstown; 14 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Nieces and nephews.

A public walkthrough viewing will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 11:00 - 12:30 at the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City following all CDC guidelines and masks are required. Private services will follow with Pastor Robert Straub officiating. Sandy will be laid to rest with military honors in the  Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations should be made to the Calvary Independent Church,  6300  St. Rt. 209, Lykens, PA 17048.  

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February 5, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Dimon Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
644 East Grand Avenue
Tower City, PA 17980

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