Frederick James Rick Roop, 56, was born Aug. 29, 1956, in Tulsa, to parents William Bill and Patsy (Ross) Roop, and passed from this life suddenly on April 4, 2013. Rick was a principal in the Altus school system. He received his bachelors degree from Central State University and his masters from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. A loving husband, father, son, PaPa, brother, and friend, Rick never met a stranger and always made a friends with anyone he met. He enjoyed riding Harleys, officiating basketball games, and hobby farming. He was also a hard worker who wanted a plan for everyday. He was always asking, Whats the game plan?
Rick was preceded in death by his father, Bill; and uncle, Robert Roop.
He is survived by his wife and best-friend, Vickie; son, Robert Roop and his wife Tiffany; daughter, Katie Endres and her husband Michael; mother, Patsy Melton; sisters, Margaret Snyder and Lesley Lemmon; brothers, Will Roop and Bill T. Roop; grandchildren, Bryce, Abbie, Lucy, and Wagoner; uncle, Gene C. Roop; and tons of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Chapel Hill Funeral Home 8701 NW Expressway in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday at Surrey Hills Baptist Church 12421 N Mustang Rd. in Yukon with interment to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Please visit Fredericks online memorial at www.ChapelHill-OKC.com.
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