Roy Clarence Hopson
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Roy Clarence Hopson
  • December 31, 1925 - May 18, 2016
  • Diboll, Texas

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Services for Roy Clarence Hopson, 90, of Diboll, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Paul Mettlen and Pastor Myrton Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in the Gann Cemetery.
Mr. Hopson was born December 31, 1925 in Angelina County, Texas, the son of the late Myrtle Ida (Dickerson) and Madison Royne Hopson. He passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 in a local nursing facility.
Mr. Hopson proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II in the 7th Infantry. He loved music, wood working, gardening and building clocks, and playing the harmonica at the Rock House in Lufkin. He was a member of Lufkin's First Church of the Nazarene and attended Promise Land Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline Hopson and her children, Paul, Louise, Mary, Betty, Linda, and Joe; son, Mark Hopson; grandchildren, Miranda Brooks, Blythe Hopson and Dane Hopson; great-grandchild, Jamie Brooks; brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Dorothy Hopson; and a number of nieces, nephews, and other family members.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Hopson was preceded in death by his first wife, Jackie Hopson; brother, Jack Hopson; and sisters, Teresa Hopson Wagner and Marie Hopson Williford.
Pallbearers will be Tadd Price, Don Chancelor, Joe Mettlen, Roper Brooks, Cord Rodriguez and Paul Mettlen, Jr.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home