Gordon Allen Hopple | PostIndependent.com

Gordon Allen Hopple

Gordon Allen Hopple, 72, passed away Dec. 23, 2006, at Grand River Medical Center in Rifle.He was born July 18, 1934, in Hopkins, Mo., to Kenneth and Blanche (Bond) Hopple.He married R. Joyce Stephens Oct. 27, 1973, in Denver.Gordon was a retired elevator mechanic for Otis Elevator. He had been a resident of Colorado for 60 years and was an avid hunter. Gordon was always there to lend a helping hand to any who needed his help, and loved spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.He is survived by his wife; sons Steven, Kenneth, and Stephen; daughters Teresa, Victoria, and Susan; mother; and 19 grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his father; brothers Bobby and Harold Hopple; and two grandsons, Justin and Dalton.A memorial service will take place at a later date.Rifle Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User