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1957 Willie 2022

Willie Hopkins

July 31, 1957 — October 15, 2022

Willie Paul Hopkins, died October 15 2022 following a sudden illness.

Born July 31st 1957 in Kennett Missouri he was the son of the late, David Hopkins and Minnie Genolda Yancey.

He was a double veteran of the Navy and Air Force having served as an E3 1970-1980.

Willie was a member of Junction Community Church and enjoyed woodworking, Urban farming, traveling, fishing,and hiking.

Willie was a carefree Patriot with a heart of gold.

He was dedicated to his family, always hoping, and a believer in God.

He was preceded in his death by David Hopkins & Minnie Genolda Yancey.

Willie is survived by Holly Bishop (spouse) Dana Nicole Fort (Daughter) Olivia Robinson (Granddaughter) Spencer Robinson (Grandson)

Bobbie Hopkins (Brother) Dorothy Attey (Sister) Kassy Lowery ( Niece)

5 stepchildren and many friends.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Willie Hopkins, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Honors Ceremony

Monday, November 28, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Mountain time)

Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado

2830 Riverside Pkwy, Grand Junction, CO 81501

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