Life Story for Anthony Cropper
Anthony “Cropp” Cropper was the son of Daniel Dashiell and the late Regenia Dozier. Born on March 8, 1960 in Salisbury, Maryland he departed this life on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Salisbury, Maryland at the age fifty-six (56).
Anthony attended the Wicomico Public School system. He loved to run and he was next to one of the fastest runners in school. His running mate was Bruce “Flash” White. While in school, Anthony received many medals from Junior Olympics.
“Cropp” held employment as a Masonry/Construction worker for many years. On March 7, 1991 he married his wife, Viola Cropper. They shared twenty-six (26) years of marriage, and while they had their share of ups and downs, good and bad, their love endured until the end.
Anthony was a person everybody loved and he had much love for them. While living on Tilghman Street, he allowed himself to be convinced to attend church. Later in his life, God blessed him with a beautiful little girl named Regina Cropper. She is Anthony’s little twin because when you look at her, you are looking at him.
Special memories of Anthony will be cherished by: his wife, Viola Cropper; his father, Daniel Dashiell; his daughter, Regina Croper, two grandchildren; five stepchildren; two sisters, Karen Divon and Natalie Dashiell; two brothers, Culon Dashiell and Daniel Dashiell III; two sisters-in-law, Shorn Jones and Betty Johnson; one brother-in-law, Donald Jones and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and special friends who will share in his memories.
He was preceded in death by his mother Regenia Dozier, maternal great grand parents, Otis and Elsie Stewart who raised him, maternal grandparent, Helen Cropper, paternal grandparents, Daniel and Ethel Dashiell, his uncle, Nervon Byrd, mother-in-law, Florence Johnson and father-in-law Charles Nichols.