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Services for Richard Stephen "Dick" Hopper, 89, who worked more than three decades for the Indianapolis Star and managed property near both Plainfield and Spencer, Indiana, will be at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, 106 Shaw St, Plainfield, Indiana. A calling will begin at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 18th, followed by a service at 5:00 p.m. Simple graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 21st, at Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Indiana, and all are welcome. He died March 11, 2018, from complications associated with advanced prostate cancer, at Carmel Health & Living Community, where he had been living among books and family photos the past three years, reading Louis L'Amour novels, enjoying field trips to Steak 'n Shake with kids and grandkids, and asking nurses where they were from, looking for common ground. In addition to his wife, Hopper is survived by his wife, Marylyn (Sproatt) "Lynn" Hopper, a son, Charles (Marjorie) Hopper of Noblesville, and daughter, Ann (Philippe) Kroeker of Carmel, and seven grandchildren: Isabelle Kroeker, Molly Hopper, Sophie Kroeker, Nathalie Kroeker, Theodore Hopper, William Hopper and Daniel Kroeker. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Owen County Historical Society.www.hamptongentry.com
Published on March 13, 2018
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