Often referred to as “The Kingmaker” in political circles across Shreveport-Bossier and the state of Louisiana, the life of the late Angelo Roppolo, was celebrated with a tribute by Caddo District Court Judge Scott Crichton and “Talk of the Town” radio host Tom Pace,. on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014.
Also the owner of AA Bonding in downtown Shreveport, Roppolo passed away at the age of 92, just two years ago on July 2nd, 2012.
One of Angelo’s dearest friends, Judge Crichton fondly remembered his life and times with Angelo: growing up, then in law school, as well as a Caddo Assistant District Attorney, and finally now in his role as a Caddo District Court judge for the past 24 years.
“The Tribute to Angelo Roppolo” on the Promise 90.7FM, also included an eight-minute exclusive audio interview by Pace with “The Kingmaker.” recorded back on January 14th, 2010.
A friend to all, and a mentor to many, Angelo was reported to say every morning: “Who can I help today?”
As is often quoted in Matthew 25:21: “Well done, my good and faithful servant…Come and share your Master’s Happiness.”
Rest in Peace Angelo. May you enjoy your eternal reward.