Cecil Mitchell Loper, 82, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
A native of Hortense and longtime resident of Waycross, Cecil was born on May 29, 1938 to the late Soloman Mitchell and Stella Mae Brauda Loper. He worked for CSX railroad for over thirty years before his retirement. Cecil had been a member of the Shriners for many years and loved motorcycles. His charm and good sense of humor made him a pleasure to be around and he always made the most out of life. His daughter, Deborah Propes passed away just five days after he did on January, 29, 2021.
Survivors include his wife of thirty years, Mary Alice Loper of Waycross; brother, Jerry Loper of Waycross; sister, Shelba Cartwright of Hortense; stepchildren, Darrell Holton and wife, Tina of Pitts, GA and Pamela McCarty and husband, Ricky of Waycross and grandchildren, Tiffany Propes of Hortense and Jonathan Propes of Hortense. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members also survive.
A graveside funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Hortense Cemetery.
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