Jan. 23, 1959 – Aug. 12, 2020

Gary Edward Loper, “Hick”, age 61, went to his heavenly home on August 12, 2020 at his residence.

Gary was born January 23, 1959 in Camp LeJeune, North Carolina to Lawrence and Judy Loper. He was employed with Graphic Packaging, previously International Paper Co, for 35 years. Gary loved being outside, going fishing, watching Nascar, and couch coaching the Dallas Cowboys.

He loved to listen to a wide variety of music at loud volumes, but his favorite thing to do was spend time with his grandchildren.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Judy Loper, and his mother and father in law, Doys and Barbara Foster.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Donna Rae Loper of Bivins, Texas; one son, Christopher Loper and wife Ainee of Canon City, Colorado; one daughter, Jessica Attaway and husband John of Atlanta, Texas; one brother, Barry Loper; three sisters, Sharon Moe, Vivian Langston, Phyllis Snow; five grandchildren, Bradley Loper, Mikayla Loper, Brayden Attaway, Braxden Attaway, Breelynn Attaway; and a host of other family and friends.

Visitation was 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Sunday, August 16, 2020 at Hanner Funeral Service.

Funeral services were at 2:00 pm, Monday, August 17, 2020, in the Hanner Funeral Service Chapel, with Ken Hogue officiating.

Interment was in Laws Chapel Cemetery in Cass County, Texas.

Guest registry is available at www. hannerfuneralservice.com.

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