INDIAN GAP - Mark Anthony Hopper, 48, of the Indian Gap community, passed away November 24, 2010 at his home.

Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Riley Funeral Home Chapel with his nephew, Scott Hodges, officiating. Burial followed in the Indian Gap Cemetery.

Mark was born March 24, 1962 in Hamilton to Lee Roy Sr. and Edna Hopper. He was a loving father with a giving heart. He enjoyed hunting deer, spending time with his family, Friday night football, and basketball games, watching “The Three Stooges,” and wrestling with Lance and Baylee. His children were his everything. He farmed and ranched most of his life. He learned his trade from his hero, his father. Mark had a big heart for his family and friends. His personality stuck with you forever and was one that you could not help but love.

Mark is survived by his five children, Ashlee Moya, and her husband Jr., Hollie Medina, and her husband, Matthew, Kelcie Kuhn, and her husband Ty, Lance Hopper and Baylee Hopper; grandchildren, Kierstin Medina, Carter Kuhn, Brayden Moya, Killie Medina and Baby Kuhn; mother, Edna Hopper; sister, Bonnye Wenzel; brothers, David Hopper and Stephen Hopper; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Mark was preceded in death by his father and his brother, Lee Roy Hopper Jr.