Karlton K. "Hoppy" Hopson, age 87, of Cadiz, KY, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2012, at his residence in Cadiz, KY. Mr. Hopson retired as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of Cadiz Christian Church. He was a member of Cerulean Masonic Lodge #875, Rizpah Shrine Temple & International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union. He is survived by his Wife Violet "Vi" Hopson, Cadiz, KY, Daughter Kelly B. Hopson, Cadiz, KY, Two Stepsons Richard Bruce, San Marcos, CA & Kenneth Bruce, Fairfield, CA, Stepdaughter Barbara Martin, Cadiz, KY, Grandchildren, John Raymond Hopson & Austin Derek Hopson, Step Grandchildren Rana Underwood, Penny Baker, Ashley Olds, Shelby Mitchell, Krista Gonzales, Tori Bruce, Carson Bruce & Kimberly Shelton, Seven Step Great Grandchildren, Niece Janette Bennett & Great Niece Jennifer Bennett of Chicago, IL. He was preceded in death by his Parents Sam Wheeler & Edward Kelly Boyd Hopson, Sr., Two Brothers Sam Wheeler Hopson, Jr. & George Hopson.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Thursday, February 23, 2012. Funeral Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 11:00 AM Friday, February 24, 2012 with the Reverend Billy Joe Nichols & Reverend Kenneth Bruce officiating. Burial will follow at Wall Cemetery in Wallonia, KY. Memorial contributions can be made to Alzheimer's Association 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205 or Pennyroyal Hospice 220 Burley Ave, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.