Gary Gene Klopp of Rising Sun, IN was born in Lawrenceburg, IN on June 8, 1967, a son of Gary Milton Klopp, Sr. of Lawrenceburg, IN and the late Daisy Mae (Hunt) Klopp. He grew up in a home full of sisters who spent their time trying to rough him up or love on him. Gary attended Rising Sun Schools and was a 1986 graduate of Rising Sun High School. He was employed at Proximo Distillers in Lawrenceburg, IN and was a union member of local 471. Gary loved riding his Harley and spoiling his dog "Nibbles". When Gary was younger, he enjoyed fishing with his grandfather and now cherished the time he got to spend with his own son and grandchildren. Gary was a loving son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many. Gary passed away on June 7th, 2020 one day before his 53rd birthday.
Gary is survived by his son, Zachary Klopp, of Rising Sun, IN; by his grandchildren, Laney Sue and Logan; by his father, Gary M. Klopp, Sr. and stepmother Christine , of Lawrenceburg, IN. Gary is also survived by five sisters, Evon Sue Bovard (Scharr), of Rising Sun, IN; Cacinda "Cindee" Scott (Douglas), of Rising Sun, IN; Lisa Turner, of Rising Sun, IN; Carla Schwab, of Rising Sun, IN; Merinda Klopp (Lester), of Florence, KY; by three brothers, Gary Klopp, Jr., of San Luis Obispo, CA; Robert Klopp, of KY and Tyler Bailey (Natasha), of Hillsboro, OH; by uncles, Bill Gridley and George Klopp and by many nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and friends.
Funeral services will be 11 AM, Wednesday, June 17th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Eldon Fancher officiating. Visitation will be held 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, June 16th at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the family to establish an educational fund for Gary's grandchildren.
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