Monday, July 27, 2015

Joseph Harold Loper, Sr.

Joseph Harold Loper, of Ackerman, Mississippi died on July 27, 2015, at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on July 29, 2015 at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS, and from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Ackerman Baptist Church on July 30, 2015, immediately preceding the funeral services, which will start at 11:00 AM at Ackerman Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Enon Cemetery in Ackerman, MS

Mr. Loper, 84, was born in Millry, Alabama on July 21, 1931. After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Navy and served at various locations during the Korean War. After his stint in the Navy, he began working for International Paper Company, and retired after working for them for 35 years.

Mr. Loper is survived by his wife of 35 years, Ouida Loper, and children Carolyn Lindley, Joseph H. (Joey) Loper, Jr., and Randy Loper, all of Ackerman, and five grandchildren.