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Michael David "Mike" Droop

June 29, 1962 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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Michael Droop Obituary

Michael David “Mike” Droop, age 61, of Wilmington, OH passed away Thursday, November 30, 2023, at his home with his family present, and into the loving arms of his Lord Jesus Christ after an 18-month battle with cancer.

He was born in Port Chester, NY on June 29, 1962, to the late Gerhard and Margot (Woll) Droop. Mike was an Aeronautical Engineer at Airborne Maintenance Engineering Services (AMES) and a proud United States Air Force veteran.

A tireless worker and not one to sit still, Mike volunteered his engineering services for a special build of a B-17 WWII plane at the Champaign Aviation Museum in Urbana, OH.

In his spare time, he loved riding his Harley-Davidson Touring Motorcycle. He also enjoyed antiquing with the never-ending thrill of the hunt, seeking that special treasure. He took pleasure in caring for his orchids and loved history. He treasured time in the garden, canning salsa and pickles, specifically, the bread and butter variety.

He was a member of the Pearl Street Church of Christ in Lynchburg, OH, an active volunteer at the Champaign Aviation Museum, and a member of the Iron Butt Association (distance motorcycle riding).

Mike is survived by his wife, Krista (Warren) Droop; daughter, Jenny (Brian) Schneider of Hilliard, Ohio; brother, Ronald (Sally) Droop of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, December 10th, 2023 at the Pearl Street Church of Christ 330 Pearl Street, Lynchburg, OH 45142 beginning at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Champaign Aviation Museum, FBO Mike Droop. <

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Memorial Service
December 10, 2023

2:00 PM
Pearl Street Church, Pearl Street, Lynchburg
Pearl Street
Lynchburg, OH 45142


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