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1929 Glenn 2022

Glenn Hopson

September 6, 1929 — April 23, 2022

Glenn D Hopson

1929 - 2022

Born in Caglesville, AR to Lee and Lilly Hopson. Glenn was the youngest of 7 children. He Joined the Army Air Corps before the service was renamed as the US Air Force. He married Mary Emma Hopkins and they travelled the US from one assignment to the next. He loved flying. He flew missions into Korea, Viet Nam, Thailand, Cambodia, and Radar off the North Atlantic. From FL, AK, MA to CA and more locations, plus a 3 yr assignment in Japan near Tokyo.

After 26yrs in the USAF, he began a career in Safety Engineering; inspecting Hospitals in Birmingham, AL.

He returned to Russellville, AR (near Caglesville) in 2002 and then returned to Birmingham, AL a few years later.

He passed peacefully Saturday morning, April 23, 2021.

He was a Freemason. He is survived by his two sons, Michael and Douglas and their families.

He will be laid to rest next to his love and wife, Mary.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your church or your favorite charity. Cards may be sent to Michael Hopson 601 Tiffany Drive Trussville, AL 35173.

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Thursday, April 28, 2022

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Friday, April 29, 2022

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