• Corby D. Ropp, DO

    Dr. Corby D. Ropp, 48 of Swansboro, NC died of COVID-19 related complications on July 23, 2021.

    Ropp, 48, was assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) Camp Lejeune as the department head of ophthalmology and refractive surgery. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of our shipmate and ophthalmologist Capt. Ropp,” said NMRTC Camp Lejeune’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Reginald Ewing III. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Capt. Ropp’s family, coworkers, and friends during this extremely difficult time.”

    Dr. Ropp is survived by his wife, Kirsten Vanderlaan Ropp; daughter, Azariah Ropp; two sons, Nazareth Ropp and Psalter Ropp; and a loving extended family.