Albert John Loper

Published 12:13 am Thursday, December 29, 2011

Mr. Albert John Loper, age 84, a resident of Slatestone Drive and a more recent resident of Ridgewood Manor, Washington, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at UHS–Beaufort Hospital. Per his request, there will be no local service.  A celebration of his life will be held at a later date in East Hampton, N.Y.

Mr. Loper was born on Nov. 11, 1927, in East Hampton, N.Y., son of the late Jessie Loper and Barbara King Loper. He was a retired city worker in East Hampton, with 40 years of service. He also retired from the Amagansett Fire Department in New York. Mr. Loper was married to the former Arlene Miller, who survives. After retirement, Mr. Loper and his wife moved here to Beaufort County, where they have lived for the past 8 years. He attended Wares Chapel United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, survivors include his two stepsons, Kenneth “Ken” Miller of Bath and Paul Miller of Washington; and his stepdaughter, Sharon Tallcott of Washington. He was preceded in death by one sister.

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Hillside Funeral Service & Cremations, 4500 U.S. Highway 264 E., Washington, NC (252) 975-4500, has been given the honor of being entrusted with serving the Loper family.