Athens Review, Athens, Texas

July 2, 2013

Brody Hopson

The Athens Review

Athens — ATHENS-A Celebration of Life for Brody Hopson, 28, Athens is scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday in Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel.

Brody died Saturday, June 29, 2013.

He was born Feb. 2, 1985 in Athens to Steven Trent and Alicia Kaye Gordon Hopson. Brody attended high school in Garland at Naaman Forest High School. He was a member of the Cossack M.C., and was employed with Jake’s Fireworks the past eight years. Brody called Athens his home the past several years.

He was preceded in death: by his brother, Taylor Gage Hopson, USMC; grandmother Helen Grider Gage; great-grandparents G. C. and Mary Ted Pool; mother-in-law Iris Faye Lane; cousins Benjamin and Joseph Bacon.

Survivors include: the love of his life, Christine Lane, Athens; children Bradley, Ollie and Josephine; mother Alicia Knauf and husband Jon, Garland; father Steven Hopson and wife Angela, Sanger; brothers Jon Conner, Garland, Trent Hopson and Dakota Hopson; sister Kimberlin Hopson, all of Sanger; grandparents Dolores and Bob Herrington, Athens, Bill and C. J. Hopson, Lyons; grandmother Sandy Knauf, Garland; father-in-law Leon Lane, Log Cabin; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Armstrong, Nick Monmouth, Brian Hamilton, Joshua Price, Jon Conner and Cory Bacon.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brody’s wife and children at 7010 State Highway 19 S, Athens, TX  75751.

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