Ernest C. Roper Dies at 88

Ernest C. Roper

Ernest C. Roper of St. Croix died on Jan. 22. He was 88 years old.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Roper; father, Isaac Roper; sisters: Pancita Roper-Milliner and Nevilla Roper; brothers: Joseph Roper, Charles Roper and Noel Roper; sister-in-law, Clarice Roper; and nephew, Gregory Roper.

He is survived by his spouse, Winona M. Roper; daughter, Myrna T. Roper-Matthew; brother, Rolando R. Roper; son-in-law, James R. Matthew; sisters-in-law, Josephina Roper, Myrtle Roper and Oraine Roper; nieces: Nolyn, LaVerne Ramkisson, Hazel Roper, Beverly Roper-Archer, Joycelyn E. Roper,  Lydia Roper, Hazeline Roper-Titre, Donna Roper Roach, Sandra Brown, Vanessa McKinney and Joyce Pemberton; nephews: Kevin, Joseph Roper Jr., Miguel Roper, Glenn Roper, Anselmo Roper, Kenneth Roper, Darrin Roper,  Leon Roper, David Roper, Everett Roper and Errol Smith; and other family members too numerous to mention.

The viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 3, at Peter’s Rest Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery – Veterans Section.