David Joseph Cropp, 79, of Loogootee

David Joseph Cropp, 79, of Loogootee passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 8:50 A.M at The Heart Hospital at Deaconess Gateway in Newburgh, Indiana.

He was born in Loogootee, Indiana on February 17, 1939 to Joseph and Viola (Norris) Cropp.

David graduated from St. John Catholic High School Class of 1957. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church. David was a United States Airforce Veteran. He married Linda (Livers) Cropp on November 17, 1962. David began work at National Gypsum on June 22, 1961 and worked until he retired in 2003. David enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing and mowing his lawn. He liked to spend time playing card games with his family and friends. He was an avid sports fan and Loogootee basketball fan, but his first love was always his family.

David is preceded by his parents; Joseph and Viola, and his brothers; James and Robert Cropp.

He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Linda Cropp, his children; Dennis and Lisa (McKinney) Cropp of Batavia, OH, Jamie (Cropp) and Rick Bell of Loogootee, and Jonathan and Leslie (Arney) Cropp of Loogootee, his grandchildren; Joshua and Robin (LaFountain), and Samuel Cropp, Kayla (Nolan) and Astar Wright, Abby Hamilton, Garrett and Griffin Bell, and Madeline and Zane Cropp, and 7 Great- Grandchildren and nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Very Rev. J. Kenneth Walker at 10:00 A.M, Monday, April 23, 2018 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial will follow in St. John Catholic Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 2:00 P.M until 5:00 P.M at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee, Indiana.

Memorial Contributions can be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or St. Vincent De Paul.

Online condolences can be made at www.blakefuneralhomes.com

Arrangements handled by Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.