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Dennis E. Hopkins, 75, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 15, 2018.
He was born to Walter and Mary Hopkins on Dec. 19, 1942, and was married to Betty (Terry) Hopkins, the love of his life, for 55 years. He retired from Delco Remy.
Family was the most important priority in his life. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren's sports and musical events. Dennis loved the Lord. He faithfully attended Pendleton Baptist Church and served as church treasurer. He was strong in his faith, a loving husband and father. Dennis was full of joy and loved to laugh.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Marshall (Betty) Hopkins; sister, Donna (Wayne) Renicker; brother-in-law, David Shuman; and niece, Kathy Hufford.
Survivors include his wife, Betty; son, Aaron (Amy) Hopkins; daughters, Rhonda (Curtis) Hollingsworth and Robin (Robert) Roach; grandchildren, Amanda (Matt) Ellis, Brittany (Ryan) Robinson, Ethan (Megan) Hollingsworth, Landis Hollingsworth, Lauryn Hopkins, Abigail Roach, Annalise Roach and Alexis Roach; great-grandchildren, Grant Ellis, Mason Robinson, Greyden Robinson and Garrett Ellis; and sisters, Virginia (Melvin) Fisher, Barbara (Roy) McGee and Marilyn (Eldon) Ladd.
Services 10 a.m., Friday at Pendleton Baptist Church, with Pastor Dennis Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Pendleton.
Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday at the church.
Arrangements entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Lahm Chapel, Pendleton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions requested to Pendleton Baptist Church, 207 Old State Road 132 West, Pendleton, IN 46064.
Online condolences available at www.wilsonstpierre.com.
Published on January 16, 2018
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