William “Jop” Jopling, founder of TW Flooring, passes

Home Press Release William "Jop" Jopling, founder of TW Flooring, passes

Lumberville, Pa.—William “Jop” Jopling of Lumberville, Pa., CEO and founder of TW Flooring, passed away suddenly Nov. 1, 2016.

Starting out logging with horses in Vermont to setting up factories all over the world, Jop has been involved in just about every aspect of hardwood flooring.

Jop was a brilliant entrepreneur who pioneered the sourcing of global hardwood flooring. He was also a visionary and a champion of sustainable flooring. Engaged, loyal and passionate, Jop was an open-minded, globally-connected individual who forged deep bonds both personally and professionally, throughout his entire life.

In addition to his entrepreneurial success, he was a devoted father who shared life’s joys with his children, who are a reflection of his best qualities. Jop is survived by his three children, Zoey, Matthew and Trevor, former wife Valerie Jopling, sister Judy Osborn, brother Jeffrey Jopling, stepmother April Jopling and many other loved ones.

His Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Solebury, Pa., with a receiving line beginning at 9:30 a.m., service at 11:00 a.m., and an open reception to follow on church grounds.

In lieu of flowers and in honor of Jop, donations can be made to www.heifer.org, which supports local farmers.

Below is the church’s full address:
Trinity Episcopal Church
6587 Upper York Rd.
Solebury, PA 18963

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