Avery Hopson, 88, Phillipsburg, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at his home in rural Phillipsburg.

He was born Oct. 14, 1928, in Phillips County to Cornelius and Ruth Edna (Drake) Hopson.

He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia, of the home; two sons, Clark, Phillipsburg, and Mark, Norton; two daughters, Kay McCoy, Sabetha, and Sally Brandon, Phillipsburg; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church, Phillipsburg; burial in Iowa Union Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 9 p.m.Tuesday at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.

Memorials are suggested to Phillips County 4-H or First Christian Church in care of the funeral chapel.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.olliffboeve.com.