Arnold LaVerne Loop, age 78, of Waterford, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at UPMC Hamot on March 23, 2018. He was born on October 12, 1939 to William and Mildred Kimmy Loop. Arnold retired from Robert Brace and Sons Farms after 42 years of service.
Arnold had a smile and personality that drew people to him. He was quick with a joke or silly saying to make you laugh. He was an honest, loving, and genuine husband, father, grandfather, and friend.
In addition to his parents, Arnold is preceded in death by his siblings Inez Lawrence, Evelyn Mook, and Carl Loop; his grandson Brandon Kinney; and grandson-in-law Austin Riley.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sandy; his sister Beverly Loop; his children- Kyle (Scott) Kinney, Sue Finney, Scott (Missy) Leuschen, and Shari Wokulich (Matt Kacprowicz); his grandchildren- Samantha, Sarah, Tuesday, Nyla, Soren, Alyssa (Josh), Alayna, Alex (Sarah), Jess, and Caleb; his great-grandchildren- Whitney, Jason, Baby Cote, and Baby Riley; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
Arnold enjoyed sharing morning cookies with his dogs, mapping out family trips with his atlas, spending time with his family, and bowling, golfing, and recreational shooting.
Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Wednesday from 2 – 7 p.m. A service will follow after 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials will be accepted by the family.