Orrin W. Roper, 77, passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at his county home with his wife of 43 years by his side.
He was born on February 17, 1944 in Preston, Idaho to Willis O. Roper and Donna (Young) Roper.
Orrin Attended school in Idaho and Utah, graduating with the class of 1962.
He served a Latter-day Saints mission and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in Germany and achieving rank SP5. Orrin then returned to Utah to further his education and accepted work at FMC in Green River, WY until his retirement in 2014 after 39 years. He was a lifetime member of the NRA, and American Legion, along with other various veterans’ organizations. Putting his family first, he instilled family values into raising his sons. Orrin enjoyed his fast cars, thrill rides, and shenanigans, alongside big game hunting. He was an avid outdoorsman. No mountain was ever too steep. He accomplished so much and he will live on in the hearts of all who knew him.
Survivors include his wife Julie Roper; sons Jason Filipovich, Marvin (Marti) Filipovich, Robert Orrin” Bo” and Emily; many nieces and nephews; and his best friend Shane Neal.
He is preceded in death by his parents and the many who have passed before him.
Cremation has taken place and private family services will be held.
Inurnment will take place in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.
The family would like to give special thanks to Hospice of Sweetwater County.
Condolences can be left at www.foxfh.com.