Cledeth J. “C.J.” Hopper, 86, of
He was born on
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Kenneth, Virgil Jr., and Prentice Hopper; sisters, Martha McClure, Irene Ross, and Maxine Heichelbech.
He was a veteran of World War II serving in
the Army. He retired from R.& H. mine in
Surviving is his wife of 57 years the former Mary Swan; children, Mary Louise Auer of Evansville, IN and Marjorie Eilene Tucker, Algae, KY; sisters, Pauline Smith Wapakoneta, Ohio, and Aline Brewer Greenfield, IN; nine grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be
Visitation will be from Monday at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel and from until services on Tuesday at the church .