Herbert "Herb" Hopson

Age: 84
Address: Green Mountain, North Carolina
Date of Death: Sunday, September 8, 2013
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service

Details: Herbert Hopson of Green Mountain, went home to be with Lord on Sunday, September 8th at St. Josephs Hospital.   He was a son of the late Clifford and Nora Deaton Hopson.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Judith Diane Hopson and a brother, Howard Hopson.  Herbert was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was a people person and loved the Lord.  He worked at Carolina Tire for a number of years where he repaired TV’s and electronics and enjoyed farming, hunting and singing.
     Surviving is his loving wife of 47 years, Linda Sue McCurry Hopson; sons: Kevin Hopson and wife, Michele, of Mars Hill and Gary Hopson of Green Mountain; daughter, Susie Shelton and husband, Jackie, of Mars Hill; brothers: Harley Hopson of TN, Norman Hopson of Burnsville, Carl Hopson and Clifton Hopson both of AL; sisters: Irene Roberts of TN, Charlene Hensley of Burnsville, Francis Whitson of Green Mountain and Shirley Peterson of Burnsville; grandchildren: Justus Shelton, Jesse Shelton, Sidney Alexander, Sarah Beth Alexander and Annabelle Grace Hopson all of Mars Hill; nieces: Nora Rickman of VA and Sharon Pendley of Burnsville.  Numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.  
     Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services.  The Rev. Marvin Hensley, Rev. Dean Murphy and Rev. Junior Peterson will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.  Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the Peterson Hill Cemetery.

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