Patricia Roper Hunt

June 20, 1932January 14, 2023
Obituary of Patricia Roper Hunt
Patricia Roper Hunt, 90, of Madison Heights, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 14, 2023. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Hilton Hunt; and her parents Dale Allen Roper and Mary Johnson Roper. Born in Spokane, Washington, Patricia moved to Amherst County with her husband and became active in her church and community. Patricia was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed nothing more than watching her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren participate in sports events, school plays, recitals and more. During her life in Amherst County, Patricia worked several jobs and eventually retired from Randolph College. She always loved taking care of children which is how she met her god daughter and she also enjoyed gardening, fishing, music and her dogs. In addition to her husband and parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her brothers James Robert Roper, Michael Dale Roper, and William Lee Roper. Left to cherish her memory are Patricia’s children, Donna H. Lordahl and husband Kenny, Susan H. Riner and husband Albert, Julie H. Drago and husband Mike, James P. “Sam” Hunt and wife Shelly; her sisters Sally Dela Rosa, Mara’d VanderWal; her grandchildren Thomas Riner and wife Jenny, Melody Pillar and husband Bill, Patrick Hunt and wife Krysten, Keri Bassie and husband Mark; great-grandchildren Emma, Grace, Andrew, Tommie, Lyndsey, Caroline, Charlotte, Olivia, Ella; and god-daughter Makaya Tomlin. A service celebrating her life will be conducted at 11 am Monday, January 23, 2023 at Whitten Monelison Chapel with Dr. Dan Reichard, and Pastor Charlie Olivieri officiating. Interment will follow at Meade Cemetery. Family will receive friends and family from 3-5 pm on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at Whitten Monelison. The family asks that any memorial contributions be made in Patricia’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association at

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  • James Hilton Hunt Husband (deceased)
  • Dale Allen Roper Father (deceased)
  • Mary DeEtte Johnson Ruper Mother (deceased)
  • Julie H. Drago (Michael) Daughter
  • James Patrick "Sam" Hunt (Shelley) Son
  • Susan H. Riner (Albert) Daughter
  • Donna H. Lordahl (Kenny) Daughter
  • Sally DelaRosa Sister
  • Sally DelaRosa Sister
  • James Robert Roper Brother (deceased)
  • Michael Dale Roper Brother (deceased)
  • William Lee Roper Brother (deceased)
  • Thomas Riner (Jenny) Grandson
  • Melody Pillar (Bill) Granddaughter
  • Patrick Hunt (Krysten) Grandson
  • Keri Bassie (Mark) Granddaughter
  • Emma Pillar Great Grandchild
  • Grace Pillar Great Grandchild
  • Andrew Pillar Great Grandchild
  • Tommie Riner Great Grandchild
  • Lyndsey Riner Great Grandchild
  • Caroline Bassie Great Grandchild
  • Charlotte Bassie Great Grandchild
  • Olivia Mae Hunt Great Grandchild
  • Elle Rose Hunt Great Grandchild

  • Thomas Riner
  • Tommie Riner
  • Patrick Hunt
  • Mark Bassie
  • Walter Tomlin, Jr.
  • Robert Lipscomb

Past Services

Sunday, January 22, 2023


Monday, January 23, 2023

Celebration of Life and Faith