He attended Columbus Community College, Ohio State University and was currently enrolled at Kent State University. He was employed as a lab technician at various hospitals in Central Ohio. He attended both St. John United Church of Christ at Bolivar and The Way Christian Church at Mt. Eaton. Roop was a very talented muscian and vocalist and spoke 7 languages. He also wrote and published two books of poetry.
He is survived by his wife the former Doris Dean whom he married December 26, 1975. Also surviving are a son Dhiraj “D.J.” (Erin) Hans of Dover; 2 grandchildren Isaac John Lieser-Hans and Bethany Rain Hans; a brother Ramesh Hans and 2 sisters Dr. Satya Bharmota and Nirmala Batta.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Ranjeet Hans.
Funeral services will be held Saturday December 29, 2012 at 1:00 PM in St. John United Church of Christ at Bolivar with Rev. Jody Jones officiating. Viewing and visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM in the church prior to services. Following services a lunch and time of sharing will be held in the church social hall. The Lebold-Smith Funeral Home in Bolivar is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family to help with medical expenses. For those unable to attend services please visit the funeral home's web site to share a memory and sign the guest register.