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Gordon "Short" Russell Hopson III

September 21, 1952 ~ November 17, 2020 (age 68)


HOPSON, Gordon "Short" Russell III - Age 68, of Linden, died Tuesday November 17, 2020. Arrangements provided by Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek. Gordon was born September 21, 1952 in Sturgis, South Dakota, the son of Gordon Russell II and Phyllis (Fish) Hopson. Gordon proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was self employed as a carpenter in the Genesee county area for many years. Gordon enjoyed fishing, hunting,carpentry projects and spending time with his K-9 companion Bo. Surviving are: son, Gordon "Rusty" Russell Hopson, IV of Lapeer, daughter, Hila Hopson of Flushing; grandchildren, Amber, Amaya, Jordan and Tyler. He is also survived by his sisters, Terry (Steve) Gaertner of Chesaning,, Annette (Dick) Yager of FL, Kathy Darrow of SD, Nadine Anderson of SD and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gordan and Phyllis Hopson and brother, Steve Hopson. Tributes may be posted at

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