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“To the family,I worked with Burley at Caroline County Sheriff's office for several years. He was always serious about his job,and was always there as...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Steven wilson - tappahannock, VA

“I am sorry for you loss. Burley was a great friend, teacher, supervisor and police officer. We had many great times. He loved his career, but most of...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Tom Smith - Port Royal, VA

“Burley I'll never forget the good old days we had at the Caroline Sheriff's office rest in peace Babe. ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Brad Sullivan - Fredericksburg, VA

“So sorry to hear about your loss will keep the family in our thoughts and prayers!!!!! ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Sonny & Dorothy and family Rodgers - VA

“Debbie and family,I was so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. He was such a wonderful man. Prayers for you and your family during this time. ...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Charlene Lewis - Beaverdam, VA

“Debbie and Family---I am so sorry about your Dad's passing. Prayers for you and your family during this time and days ahead. Hugs ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Michelle Crabtree Thornburg - VA

“Brenda, may his memories keep you warm with love and God's care give you strengh and peace ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Bev Farran - Spotsylvania, VA

“Brenda, condolences to you and your Family. May the peace of the Lord be with you now to comfort you in the days to come..... sending love and prayers ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Iris Hidalgo - Fredericksburg, VA

“My sincere sympathies to your family. Your daughter Brenda has been a blessing to me, my parents, and my family. Although I did not know you, I know...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Melody Tackett-Jones - VA

“Burley truly had a servants heart. Prayers for the family. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Clark and Norma Williamson - NC

“I met Burley while working at the J & DR courthouse one summer, as a student. He always had a smile on his face, and he made me smile if I were...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Kristen Kraynak (formerly Taylor) - VA

“Our thoughts & prayers are with y'all as God has called an Angel home. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Chris, Sheila, & Miguel Hall Staples - VA

“Burley was a great friend of mine, I will miss his smile. I am praying for the family knowing that the Lord will help ease the pain in their hearts....Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Allen Howard - VA - Friend

“I wish the family my deepest sympathy for your loss. I knew Burley a long time when he worked for the sheriff's office, he was always so kind and...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Helen Williams - Bowling Green, VA

“To the family of Burley, Please accept our deepest condolences on your loss. A kind and gentle soul who loved his family. Laura, Leila and Gary...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Laura Canaday

“Margaret, Sharon, Brenda, Debbie, Leon, Sisters and Grandchiildren .You are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. In your time of sorrow may...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Edith Taylor - Bowling Green, VA

“I am so sorry to hear of Burley's passing. I worked with him for many years when he was with the Sheriff's' Office and I was the probation officer...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Jackie Dudley DeVore - VA

“God has called a great man to be with him. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Richard Samuels - Spotsylvania, VA

“To the family of Burley Cropper: Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. Burley was well-liked and respected throughout the county. He...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Della Mills - Port Royal, VA


Burley J. Cropper, 77 of Milford in Caroline County passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Cardinal Village in Fredericksburg. Born in King George, he had retired as Captain with the Caroline County Sheriff's Office after 31 years of service. Burley served in the Virginia Army National Guard, was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and Kilwinning-Crosse Masonic Lodge #2-237 AF&AM. He loved fishing and farming, but most of all he loved his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Margaret Cropper, his daughters, Sharon Haring (David), Brenda Jett (John) and Debbie Loving (T.J. preceded in death); two sisters, Christine Garrett and Frances Heflin; his brother, Leon Cropper; three grandchildren, Joshua Jett, Jennifer Loving and Bryan Haring and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Saturday. September 23rd at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green, with burial to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.storkefuneralhome.com.