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John Bopp

September 16, 1935 - August 10, 2011

John E. Bopp Sr., 75 of Moundsville, WV died August 10, 2011.

 

He was born September 16, 1935 in Wheeling, the son of Chester S. and Katherine M. Bopp of Wheeling.

 

John was a former Moundsville Police Officer, serving 1961-1968.  He then went to Consol Coal where he retired from the McElroy Mine in January of 1998 after 30 years of service.

 

He was a member of the Temple Baptist Church, Veteran of the U.S. Navy and member of the American Legion Post #3.

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Chester S. Jr.

 

Surviving are his loving wife of 48 years Joyce Mobley Bopp, two sons, David (Jodi) and John E. (Christy) Bopp Jr.; a grandson, Johnathon (Johnny) and granddaughter, Kayla; one sister, Mary (John) Rataiczak of Bellaire, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.

 

Memorial services to be held at Temple Baptist Church, 2300 Second St., Moundsville, WV on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 11am with Pastor James Higginson conducting the service.

 

Memorial donations may be made to Temple Baptist Church.

 

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

 

Arrangements entrusted by CARE Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 Second St., Moundsville, WV 26041.

 

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