Charles A. “Charlie” Bopp, 75, of Butler, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, under the care of Good Samaritan Hospice.
Born February 18, 1947, in Butler, he was the son of the late Charles A. Horton and Grace (Brothers) Bopp.
Charlie was a 1965 graduate of Butler Senior High School. He honorably served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States Navy from 1966 to 1969. Upon his discharge from the Navy, Charlie began his career with Marmon Keystone, where he worked for 45 years until his retirement on November 1, 2013. For many years, Charlie was active with the Scouts as a Cub Scout Leader of Pack 6 and Boy Scout Leader of Troop 6. He was a member of All Saints Parish St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church in Butler where he was on the Stewards Committee, the American Legion Post 778 in Lyndora, and the Meridian Vets Club. Charlie enjoyed traveling, was a big Steelers fan and loved spending time with his grandchildren and their activities.
Charlie is survived by his wife, Betty (Snyder) Bopp, whom he married on July 2, 1966; 3 sons, John K. (Rebecca) Bopp of Pittsburgh, Jeffrey Bopp of Chambersburg, and Scott Bopp of Butler; 4 grandchildren, Trevor, Morgan, Ellis and Anna; 3 brothers, John A. (Sharon) Bopp, Raymond “Jasper” Bopp, and Paul Bopp; 5 sisters, Kathy (Jim) Campbell, Lucy Niggel, Tammy (Ed) Desmond, Barbara (Joe) Yadesky and Grace Merrill; his sister in law, Phyllis (Gary) Smith; his brother in law, Tom (Jane) Snyder; 12 nieces, 8 nephews, and 27 great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Charlie was preceded in death by his step-father, John A. Bopp, Sr.
All are invited to attend a visitation for Charlie on Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 E. North St., Butler, PA 16001.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Monday, October 3, 2022, at All Saints Parish St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 432 Center Ave., Butler, PA 16001 with Rev. John Baver, officiating.
A committal service along with Military Honors will follow at Butler County Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations in his honor to American Legion Post 778, 150 Legion Memorial Dr. Butler, PA 16001, or Meridian Vets Club, 125 Vets Club Rd. Butler, PA 16001.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com