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.