Robert Hooper


Robert Wesley Hooper, age 69, of Cullowhee passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at home surrounded by his family.

He was born on March 9, 1951, in Jackson County, N.C., to the late Neal and Rosetta Young Hooper.

He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing, and riding his mule. He loved the Lord and spending time with his family.

Robert will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Janet (Putnam); children, Robert Allen “Todd” (Lindsey) Hooper, John Wesley Hooper, Cynthia Rogers; siblings, Boyd Wayne Hooper, Glenda (Richard) Blanton; grandchildren, John Chandler, Gary Chandler, R.J. Hooper; and great-grandson, Ryan Chandler.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Regena Nealene Lynch.

The family received friends from 1-2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, with a funeral service at 2 p.m. at Yellow Mountain Baptist Church, 34 Mill Creek Road, Cullowhee.

Interment followed at Stewart Cemetery, Cullowhee.