Olen "Bo" Roper, son of the late, Sylvia W. and Edna Prichett Roper, was born in Bloomfield, Missouri on August 4, 1937, and passed away at Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, Missouri on March 6, 2016, at the age of 78 years 7 months, and 2 days.
Olen had lived most of his life in Stoddard County except for the 10 years he lived in Michigan. He attended Bible Tabernacle in Bloomfield and he owned and operated Roper's Plumbing.
On, June 18, 1989, he was married to Bonnie Hankins in Bloomfield, Missouri.
Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Roper of Bloomfield; one son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Tonya Roper of Dexter, Missouri, one daughter and son-in-law, Catrina and Terry Dawson of Dexter, one stepdaughter and husband, Lisa and Bobby Bemister of Bloomfield; seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Other relatives and many friends also survive. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Marvin, Hershel, Bonnie, and W.H. Roper and one sister, Laura Bell Christian.
Friends may call on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Chapel in Bloomfield, Missouri with Buddy Heaton of Bloomfield, Missouri officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield, Missouri with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield, Missouri in charge of arrangements.