James Harold Roop, 81, of Danville, Virginia passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at SOVAH Health of Danville. He was born October 1, 1939, in Grayson County, Virginia to the late James and Winnie Stuart Roop. He was a former member of Trinity Baptist Church and a member of Faith Memorial Baptist Church. He was the owner of Roop Building and Remodeling. Mr. Roop was a hard worker and player. He liked to ski, golf, and the beach. He loved life and his family, but most of all he loved the Lord.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Billy and Daryle Roop; sister Judy Asbery; brother-in-law, Sonny; and stepdaughter, Angelia Woody.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Emler Roop; daughter, Karen R. Hamann (Dale); sister, Geraldine Hill (Randall); brother, Harry Roop (Marie); grandchildren, Kirsten Hamann, Tara Gallimore (Josh) and James Blake (Mary); and great grandchildren; Jackson Gallimore, Piper Gallimore and Luna Blake.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Wright Funeral Service Chapel with Pastors Jim Steele, Daniel Lackey, and Austin Merricks officiating. Visitation will be thirty minutes prior to the service.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net