Herschel Loper, 75, of Perkinston went home to be with his Lord and Savior May 13, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his family and friends. He was a member of
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Mary Loper; three brothers, Wenson, Terrell and Jeff Loper; and a sister, Maxine Parker.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Alice Ann Loper of Perkinston; four children, Belinda and Bill Gay, Dorinda Owens, Elease and Charlie Blackwell and Wenson Loper, all of Perkinston; ten grandchildren, Autumn and Michael Holliman, Devin Owens, Jaron Gay, Raven Blackwell, Raylen Blackwell, Hunter Blackwell, Alivia Loper, Renee and Randall Fox, Kimberly Blackwell and Charlie Blackwell Jr.; three great-grandchildren, Jayden Gay Holliman, Randle Fox Jr. and Morgan Blackwell; three sisters, Mary Hover Parker of Zion, IL, Charline Smith of Picayune and Myrna and Arlan Rouse of Perkinston; two brothers, Elder Billy Joe and Carol Loper and Elder Lamar and Doris Loper both of Perkinston; and numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousin and church family. A special thanks to Dr. Davidson, Southern Care Hospice and 3rd floor Memorial Hospital of Gulfport Staff.
Services will be Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 10:30 a.m., at