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May 2, 2013

William Harding Hoppe Sr.

NUTRIOSO, Ariz. —   

William Harding Hoppe Sr., 87, passed away at his residence in Nutrioso, Ariz., on April 29, 2013.

He was born Jan. 26, 1926, in Carl Junction, Mo., the son of Charles and Sarah Hoppe.

Bill served his country in the U.S. Navy as Seaman First Class from March 1944 to May 1946. He served in World War II aboard the USS Mississippi. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Trigg & Son, Brinlee and Thomas Construction Companies. He was an avid fisherman and loved camping. He had a passionate love for his family and for God.

Bill is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ruth Hoppe; sons, William "Butch" (Cindy) Hoppe Jr. and Larry (Sue) Hoppe, both of Nutrioso; daughter, Linda (Corky) Hoppe Avery, Powell, Tenn.; 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles Hoppe; half-brothers, Pete and Howard Lewis; sisters, Frances Hoppe McFerron and Edna (Hoppe) Musgrove; half-sisters, Rhetta Allen, Marie Denning, Hulda Skoves and Hattie Temple; and grandson, Roy Griffin.

A Viewing will be held Saturday, May 4, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Burnham Mortuary, Eagar, Ariz. A graveside service will be held Sunday, May 5, at 1:30 p.m. at the Nutrioso Cemetery, Nutrioso.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jesus First Community Baptist Church, P.O. Box 57, Eagar, AZ 85925.

Burnham Mortuary, Eagar, handled the arrangements.

To send an online condolence, log on to www.burnhammortuary.com

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