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Gary Charles Hopp, 78, of Luray, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021, at his home.

Gary was born on June 22, 1943, in Fort Madison, Iowa to W. Lester and Elnora Hopp. 

He married Sharon Ray in Mount Sterling, Iowa on April 6, 1969, and together they had two children, Bradley Wayne, and Tammie Lynn. 

After graduation, Gary worked as a pre-former for what is now Henniges Automotive, in Keokuk, Iowa. 

Gary spent 42 years at the company before retiring in 2005. 

Gary loved farming and hunting. 

In addition to his Pepsi, he really enjoyed his trail riding, horse racing and rodeos. 

Gary is survived by his son Brad (Brenda) Hopp of Toulon, Illinois, grandchildren Brendahn Boatman of Columbia, Missouri, Olivia Hopp of Toulon, Illinois, and Brett Hopp of Toulon, Illinois; great Grandchild Luka Boatman; son-in-law Darin Boatman of Burlington Iowa, ;brothers Vernon Hopp of Luray, Missouri, and Eldon (Pattie) Hopp, also of Luray; and brotherin-law Richard McDaniel of Luray. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and beloved daughter Tammie Lynn Boatman, sister VaLora Hopp McDaniel, and brother Keith Hopp. 

Services for Gary were held on Thursday, July 1st, 2021, at Wilson & Triplett Funeral Home. 

Pastor Shawn McAfee officiated. 

A visitation was on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021, from 5-7pm at the funeral home. 

Donations in Gary’s memory could be made to the VFW Post 4342 or to donor’s choice.