Lawrence E. Gopp, 91, of Apple Creek, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at his home with his family by his side.
He was born in Dover on April 3, 1930 to the late Lester E. and Hazel D. (Grimminger) Gopp and married Eva Wilbur on September 27, 1947 and she survives.
Larry was a US Army veteran of the Korean War and retired from the former Apple Creek Developmental Center and later worked for Edwards Roofing in Orrville. He was a member of the Foursquare Gospel Church in Wooster.
In addition to his wife, Eva, he is survived by a daughter, Rae Ann (Jim) Wines of Apple Creek; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Gopp of Wooster; a grandson, Cody Wines of Apple Creek; and a brother, Melvin (Sue) Gopp of Sylvania.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Larry Dean Gopp; and sisters, Iva Hughes and Geraldine Neff.
Friends may call on Sunday from 2-4:00 pm at the Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton with a funeral service to follow at 4:00 pm. Family graveside services will be held in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Wilmot.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691.