Vincent O. Cropp, 92, of Rockford passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. Born February 17, 1925, in Albany, Illinois, the son of Ortho and Kathleen Cropp. Vincent graduated from St. Thomas High School in 1943. He was a United States Navy veteran serving in World War II on a destroyer escort. Vincent married Frances Bolger on January 18, 1947, in Rockford. He built his own home for his family.