ROPP, Darren William - went home to be with his Saviour on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at age 39. Darren was an incredible husband and personal chef to Misty, whom he made laugh constantly. The cherished son of Mary Ann and Norm Ropp, Darren was a talented millwright who worked with the highest of integrity and excellence. He lived his life demonstrating humility, generosity and kindness. All who knew Darren were impacted by his character, strength and servant heart - and if lucky enough, his amazing cooking! He was grandson to Hildred Hillman and brother-in-law of Ti-Anna Graham, predeceased by his mother-in-law Debra Graham and grandmothers Sarah Ropp and Edith Woolner. Darren will be truly missed by his family, friends and colleagues. Visitation on Friday June 7 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at Gateway Church, 890 Sarnia Road, London, where the Memorial Service will be conducted on Saturday, June 8 at 11 am. Reception to follow. Memorial contributions to Compassion Canada (519-668-0224) would be appreciated.
June 4, 2019, 9:16 pm
Les and Pat High received this news today and we express our sincerest sympathies to Mary Ann, Norm and Misty. It comes a shock to us.
We also have adult children of a similar age and the reality must hit you like a ton of bricks in any event.
May you find the spiritual strength to progress through this time of grief.
Cheryl & Warren Huff &Family
June 4, 2019, 9:56 pm
Our Deepest Condolences go out to family and friends. It sure was a shock to read about your husband Darren.... You all are in our thoughts and prayers... HUGS!
June 5, 2019, 5:58 am
sending our condolences, thinking of you xoxo
From Kathy (Woolner) Shantz
June 5, 2019, 9:06 am
Dear Mary Ann, Norm and Misty, I can’t imagine the pain in losing your beautiful son…and husband. His gorgeous smile and sincere blue eyes seem to be a genuine reflection of God’s amazing grace. I’m praying Psalm 23 for you, believing Jesus will be true to His Word as your all-sufficient, ever-present Good Shepherd! Much Love. From Kathy (Woolner) Shantz
June 5, 2019, 4:28 pm
Darren was certainly loved and cherished by all those who knew him. Now he has gone to his Heavenly family who will lovingly welcome him with open arms! How painful for those still here - missing him--but we are certain to reunite again with our loved ones. Thinking of you, and praying for your hearts to heal.
Melissa (Wood) and Weston Lott
June 6, 2019, 11:27 am
Dearest Misty, Sending a warm hug and our sincerest condolences. We love you! Thinking and praying for you from the DR.
Love, Melissa (Wood) and Weston Lott
Jim and Carol Paterson and Family
June 6, 2019, 11:47 am
Dear Norm, Mary Ann and Misty, Our hearts ache for your loss of beautiful Darren.Always know you are never alone.
June 6, 2019, 5:49 pm
Dearest Misty (and family) — I can’t find the words to say how deeply sorry I am to hear of your profound loss. My heart is broken with and for you as you grieve the passing of your sweet Darren. Know that you are in my prayers … asking the Lord to comfort you as only He can through this tragically difficult time. Sending love & hugs from across the miles!
June 7, 2019, 11:24 am
Joe Medeiros & Reba Perritt Sorry for your loss,our deepest condolences.. He is in Gods hand now !
Janet and Richard Wilding and Family
June 8, 2019, 2:12 pm
We were deeply saddened when our son informed us of Darrens passing. Our hearts truly go out to all of you. Although our paths have not crossed in so very many years we still remember with great gratitude your kindness, caring, friendship and loving service to our family when we lived in London. Your Darren and our Vanessa were friends together in their young childhood. Time, distance and circumstances tend to separate people, but our hope always remains to unite us to Jesus Christ we cling, our King, our Everything.
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