Wayne Allen Roper was born to the late Willie Joe Roper, Sr. and Erie Opal Roper in Houston,
Texas. He was the fourth child of eight children. His oldest brother Willie Roper, Jr., preceded
him in death. Wayne departed this life February 28, 2022.
Wayne attended Foster Elementary and Cullen Middle School. While at Cullen, he was a
member of the National Junior Honor Society of Secondary Schools. Also, one year he was
awarded the most outstanding Science Club member. He was a graduate of the class of 1979
Jesse H. Jones High School. There he was a hurdler on the track team and a member of the
Chess club. Wayne had three years of perfect attendance while at Jones High School.
He leaves, his daughters LaKendra Davis () and Opal Roper; six siblings, Darnell Roper (Hollie),
Myrna Breeding (Ray), Shelia Cleveland (Calvin), Adrian Roper (Sheila), John Roper, Donna
Limbrick; a host of nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
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