James R. Lopp
James Russell Lopp, 84, Lanesville, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
A native of New Albany, born Dec. 25, 1920, he was the son of the late Lowell and Henrietta Beanblossom Lopp.
He was an aviator, farmer and a retired employee of the old Naval Ordnance in Louisville, where he worked as an industrial engineer. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church near Georgetown.
He was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Paul Lopp, and a brother, Loran Lopp.
Survivors include his wife, the former Evelyn Dietrich; two sons, Russell James Lopp of Wichita, Kan., and Allen J. Lopp of Lanesville; a daughter, Sylvia Lopp Eisert of Seattle, Wash.; a brother, Kermit Lopp of Anaheim, Calif.; a granddaughter, and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Saturday, June 11, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church with burial in St. John’s Cemetery near Lanesville.
Arrangements: Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Pallbearers: Ronnie and Larry Eisert, Richard Jones Sr., Dale Lopp, Eddie Price, Tom Senn and Keith Deitrich.
The family suggests memorial gifts to his church or the LCMS (ministry to the Armed Services).