Former Jefferson County Parks and Recreation employee honored
KEARNEYSVILLE — A bench was dedicated in memory of Steve Roper, former Jefferson County Parks and Recreation maintenance employee, who passed away last year. The bench, located at Steve’s favorite park, Hite Park, was put in place last week. Shown at left is Jennifer Myers, parks director, along with Steve’s wife, Bobbie Roper and sons, Eric Roper and Shane Roper and their families. Steve had worked for the county parks system for approximately 16 years, Myers said at the dedication ceremony on Monday. Photo by Toni Milbourne.