A memorial service for Charles Michael “Mike” Hopson, age 69, of Fayetteville will be conducted at 2 PM on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Self and Dr. Jon Hathcock officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until 2 PM Saturday at Higgins Funeral Home.
Mike was born on October 14, 1951 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Charles R. and Lucille Boaz Hopson. Mike knew from an early age that his heart was in helping others through police work. Mike starting filling in as a dispatcher at the age of 15, he retired 39 years later as a Police Officer with the City of Fayetteville. After retirement, Mike continued his work with law enforcement helping with radio programming and the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Officers Association (TLETOA). Mike married the light of his life, Nancy Hopson on April 14, 1973. They shared 47 wonderful years of marriage. Mike was a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher. He passed away on February 9, 2021 in Nashville, TN .
In addition to his wife, Mike is survived by his son, Tommy (Jenny) Hopson; grandchildren, Luke, Eli, Caleb, Joshua, Abby, and Ben Hopson; and three cousins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Charles Michael Hopson.
Nancy i am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mike. I can remember when we lived on his Grandmothers farm all the times as kids we played ball in her front yard. He was a very nice person. prayers for you all. I know he loved those Grandbabies.
Nancy & family, we are so sorry for your loss. Mike was a fine man and a true servant of the Lord and the Public. Our prayers are with you during this most difficult time.
Mike was so helpful and kind to me when Clyde passed away, will miss him. Praying for you and family sweet friend. Love to all Sara
Nancy, Tommy & Family
So sorry to hear about Mike. May God give you strength during this time. Blessings.
Mike and his family were good friends and good neighbors. He will certainly be missed by all who knew him.
I am so sorry for your loss, you and the family are in our prayers. We love you . Sharon & Randy
Ms Nancy I am so sorry You are in my thoughts and prayers
Nancy, Tommy anf Family.I am so sorry to hear of Mike’s passing .Such a priceless caring person.May God be with you all….Brenda & joe Burns
Nancy and family i am so sorry to hear this. Mike was a great friend and a great man. He will be missed by many!
Nancy, Thanks to you and Mike for a life time of friendship. We are sending your family many Prayers with much Love!
Nancy & Tommy,
I know your hearts are broken. You can rejoice later in the fact that he was a wonderful man and many were blessed to have know him. When I worked at the clerk’s office, I don’t remember once him not having the best attitude and the kindest heart. A great example to all. You are in my prayers.
My prayers are with Nancy and the family. Mike, you will be missed. Mike would have wanted this to be a celebration that he lived for the Lord. May people who don’t know the Lord come to know Jesus thru the life that Mike lived for Him. Mike you touched many lives and may God bless your family always. I will miss cutting up with you about the old days. I have known you for at least 45 years. God blessed your life and continue with your family.
Mrs. Nancy and Family. So sorry to hear about the passing of your dear loved one. You are all in our Thoughts and Prayers. May God Continue To Bless You All
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Mike was a great friend and supporter.
He will be missed and not forgotten.
Bless you and family
Nancy so sorry for your lost. My prayers and thoughts are with the family. Connie Arnold
My father and Mike’s mother were first cousins. I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
I am terribly sorry for your loss. My heart is breaking for you.
I’m so sorry to hear about this. We are praying for you and your family Ms Nancy.
So sorry for your loss, such a Godly man. Sending our love and prayers for you and family. RIP
I am still in shock and disbelief! Sending you all love and prayers for God’s comfort during this difficult time and in the days ahead.. Mike was a fine person and will be remembered by many.
My heart aches for you, Nancy and your son and all those beautiful grandchlidren. This was such a shock. I loved seeing his post on Facebook of all the sweet grands…
Mike was a such a great guy. He will be missed. Praying for you all.
Nancy & Family,
We are saddened to hear of the passing of Mike. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
I am sorry to hear about Mike. He was such a nice man.
Nancy, Charlie and I will be thinking about
You. We are saddened by your loss.
Nancy and Tommy we thought the world of Mike. My dad thought a lot of Mike on the police force. All our lives have been connected from Flintville, police force, photography and friends.you are in our hearts and prayers.
Tommy, we are so very sorry for your loss. Mike was one of our best.
Nancy, Tommy and family. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mike. Mike and I worked together for years. I pray the Lord will give you strength, courage and peace during this trying time.
Nancy & Tommy , Linda and I hearts are heavy for you and your family at this time. I knew Mike was sick, but felt sure he would pull through. I know from talking and working with Mike he had his hope strong in the Lord. We went way back to Central High, LC Civil Defense, and with FPD. God Bless you and keep your family in his loving care. John and Linda Smiley
Thank you for your service, Mike. You will be missed. Nancy & family, please accept my condolences. Peace be with you all.
Nancy, I considered Mike a good friend. We worked with each other, me in the Circuit court clerk’s office and him with the police department, for many years. He was always very helpful and courteous. He loved God and his family very much. He will be greatly missed. Barbara Bates
Very sorry to hear of mike passing.
Nancy, thinking of you and the family.
Tommy, Jenny, and children, I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are coming your way.
Nancy and family, I am so very sorry to hear this. Mike was always so very nice to me. You are all in my prayers.
Nancy and family, our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time of loss.
I am proud to call Mike and Nancy good friends. Mike was a most dedicated employee for the City of Fayetteville for so many years. He will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers for the family
I was so saddened to hear about Mike. He was a great man with loads of personality, caring and love for all people. He selflessly did so much for so many while never wanting any recognition for his good deeds. He’s been a very dear friend for many years and will truly be missed. Prayers for Miss Nancy and the family.
I am so sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. I never met him but talked to him several times about Rose Hill Cemetery. Was such a nice and helpful man. My prayers are with the family.
Nancy, Tommy, and Family,
Prayers for all of you during this difficult time. Mike was such a great guy and will be missed. He always found time to talk to us when we saw him. May you find peace and comfort through Jesus Christ.
We wish to extend our condolences for your great loss. I pray for comfort during this difficult time for the family.
Great man and a great friend. He will be missed by all who knew him. Prayers for the family.
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.
Nancy, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mike. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Nancy, Tommy and family. I cannot express the sorrow that swept through our household upon hearing of Mike’s passing. He will certainly be missed by many. He was most certainly a caring and Godly man. Our prayers are with you all.
Mike was a great guy, always a kind word, so sorry for your loss.
Nancy and Tommy,
Dan and I want to extend our deepest sympathies. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Nancy and Family, I am so sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
With our sincere sympathy
Lynn and Marcella Scott
Nancy and Family,
So very sorry to learn of Mike’s death. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. May God lend you comfort and peace.
Mrs Nancy and family, we are so sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Gloria, Angie, Jeff, Terry, Shae and Bryson Sanders
I am so so sorry to hear log Mike’s passing. I always enjoyed working with him on EMA tasks.
Mike was such a great guy! He will be missed by many! I will miss talking to him through his Facebook posts! Nancy and family, you have my sincere sympathy!
Nancy and family, I’m sorry to hear of Mike passing. I pray that God will provide comfort during this sad time. May all the wonderful memories heal your hearts.
no shadow of turning; always the same. I am proud to have known him.
So very saddened to learn if Mike’s passing. Sending sincere condolences and love in your hour of grief.
Nancy and Tommy we are so sorry for your loss.
Nancy & Tommy:
I think y’all know without me saying how much Mike meant to me. He was one of my first friends when I moved to Fayetteville in 1978. Words cannot express how sad I am that he has passed.
Thinking of your family,
I am so sorry about Mike.. when Kerry was so sick Mike checked on us everyday… prayers for all of you..
Nancy, I am so sorry. You are in my prayers. Love you, Wyanne
Nancy, Tommy, and family:
My heart is breaking for all of you. Mike was a good man and loved by many. His legacy will surely live on! My thoughts go out to you! Praying to our Heavenly Father above for strength now and in those difficult days ahead.
Teri Marty Pitts
Mike was a good man and a friend. He will be missed.
Sorry for your loss.