William Roy O’Pry (Bopa)





William Roy O’Pry (Bopa), 78, of Center, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at his residence.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 30, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Rev. Gaylord Hayes officiating.  A military honors graveside service will follow at Mt. Herman Cemetery in Center under the direction of VFW Post 8904.
Mr. O’Pry was born January 29, 1938, in Groveton, to William Harper O’Pry and Ola Mae Nichols O’Pry.  He served in the United States Airforce and later became a truck driver, from which he retired after forty years.
He is survived by
Wife: Jacqualine Delores Green O’Pry (Nana) of Center, Texas
Son: Gary Lynn O’Pry, Sr. and wife, Sheree, of Kemp, Texas
Debbie Gayle Hudspeth and husband, Frank, of Center, Texas
Vickie Jean Campbell and Juan Cuevas of Center, Texas
Brandy Ann Adkison and husband, Terry, of Center, Texas
Gary Lynn O’Pry, Jr. and wife, Sandra, of Forney, Texas
Brian Scott Murray and wife, Heather, of Dover, Ohio
James Hamilton Long of Colorado
William Warren Campbell of Texas
Mindi Morie Chavez of Shreveport, Louisiana 
Samuell Arron Murray and wife, Natasha, of Rockwood, Tennessee
Glenn Lee Lang and wife, Pamela, of Mesquite, Texas
Timothy Joseph Murray and wife, Sondra, of Lewisville, Texas
Julia Lace Short and husband, Monty, of Athens
Numerous Great Grandchildren
Aurthur Floyd O’Pry and wife, Joy, of Nacogdoches, Texas
Norman Earl O’Pry and wife, Susan, of Center, Texas
Sister: Joyce Elizabeth Flud of Texas
Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Preceded in death by
Parents: William Harper O’Pry and Ola Mae Nichols O’Pry
Daughter: Peggy Dianne Lang
Grandchildren: Jerry Lynn O’Pry, Jennifer Dianne Lang, Miracle Starr Lewis ,Glenn and Pamela Lang or of Royse City, Texas
Pallbearers will be Glenn Lang, Gary O’Pry, Terry Adkison, William Campbell, Hayden O’Pry and Monty Short.  Honorary pallbearers will be Timothy Murray, Ethan Adkison and Juan Cuevas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to American Cancer Society at
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