William S. Cropper IV, 24, of Roxana, died Sunday, July 23, 2006, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md. Cropper was the son of the late William S. Cropper III, who died in 2003. He was an apprentice electrician with Royal Plus Electric in West Ocean City, Md. Cropper was a 2000 graduate of Sussex Tech. He loved spending time with his niece, Jenna. Cropper liked hanging out with his close cousins, Michael and Matthew Evans, and close friend Kenny Bertrand. In addition to hanging out with his friends, he loved car shows, working on his car and car stereos. He was an advocate of organ donation.
He is survived by his mother, Teresa D. (Evans) Cropper, his sister, Cherise Cropper, paternal grandmother, Yvonne Lewis Cropper; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Gladys Evans; niece Jenna Cropper; aunts and uncles, Roy Evans and his wife Barb, Randy Evans and his wife Terry, Tammy and her husband George Mitchell, Rita Deakyne and Karen Daly; and numerous cousins and friends.
A visitation was scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 29, at the Frankford Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Thatcher Street, Frankford, DE. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in William’s name to the American Heart Association - Sussex Chapter, 600 N. DuPont Hwy., Georgetown, DE 19947.