Paul R. Roop

September 8, 1943 - February 18, 2021

Paul Reeves Roop,77, of Collinsville, Virginia passed away Thursday, February 18, 2021 at his residence after a long period of declining health. He was born September 8, 1943, in Patrick County, Virginia to the late Samuel Jackson and Ola Mills Roop. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Denise Joy Roop; sisters, Gerdean Blankenship and Carlene Wright; brothers, Edwin Roop, Wayne Roop, and Willie Roop.

He is survived by his wife, Joy Roop; daughter, Cyndi Massengill (Craig); son, Paul Roop, Jr.; and three grandchildren, Whitney Roop, John Massengill and Rachel Massengill.

Paul retired after 39 years with the City of Martinsville Electric Department. He enjoyed gardening, riding his tractors, spending time with his family and great grand dog River. Over the last year, he enjoyed discussing politics with his new neighbor and friend Jim.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Roselawn Burial Park with Kelly Ratcliff officiating the service.

Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at