Ronald E. Hopkins

Published 12:16 am Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Ronald E. Hopkins, age 63, a resident of Ballard Street, Chocowinity, N.C., died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at River Trace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Washington.

A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at 15th Street Church of God in Washington, N.C. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Hopkins was born in Norfolk, Va., the son of the late Mack William Hopkins Sr. and Eva Gray Wells Hopkins. Ronald worked as a painter most of his life. He worked with Bell’s Painting for a number of years. He had many friends and enjoyed his life and time spent with his family and friends.

Ronald is survived by two grandchildren, Darrow Hopkins Buck and Jordan Hopkins, both of Bayboro, N.C., and one great-grandchild, Braxton Wallace Buck. He was preceded in death by a son, Rodney Eugene Hopkins, a brother, Mack William Hopkins Jr., and a sister Gloria Hopkins Jones.

Flowers are appreciated. Those wishing to give memorials may make them payable to the Ronald E. Hopkins Memorial Fund c/o P.O. Box 699, Washington, NC 27889.

Pamlico Funeral and Cremation Service of Washington is serving the Hopkins family.