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Marion (Bob) Hopkins Obituary


Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you and sorry we can not be with you. Our memories are all good ones and lots of fun playing our card games.
God Bless you all.


Posted by: Ray & Carolyn Hopkins - Peru, IN - Brother and Sister-n-law   Jan 19, 2013

Prayers for all he left behind. Joy for those he just joined. Love and Blessings! Ron


Posted by: Ron Flora - Sebring, FL - Nephew   Jan 19, 2013

Please know you have our Deepest Sympathy.We have fond memories of great times together. God Bless


Posted by: Dave and Jane Hiatt - Sebring, FL - friend   Jan 19, 2013

I had the honor and privilege of playing in Mr. Hopkins' band and orchestra at Lane Junior High School in the early 70's. Mr. Hopkins was simply the finest junior high band director I have ever seen. I am deeply indebted to him for his kindness and encouragement. He taught me to love music and the tremendous enjoyment that comes from playing in a really fine band or orchestra. I loved it when he would pick up his cornet and

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Posted by: Kevin Klee - Fort Wayne, IN - former student   Jan 18, 2013

Your dadazjh3 is finally resting peacefully in his Fathers arms. His earthly fight is over & he now has his heavenly rewards!! Our prayers are with you Tammy, Terry & Ted from the entire "Klepinger" family in Fl Mom & Dad moved here in Aug & Brenda's been here 8 years & Cary & I have been here for 5. We are so Blessed to still have Mom (83) & dad (88) with us!!!


Posted by: Barb (Klepinger) Stephens - Lehigh Acres, FL - cousin   Jan 18, 2013

Bob Hopkins and I began our teaching careers in Avilla, Inidna. Along with Arlo
Schilling, and Dave Hiatt, our families maintained a close friendship through the 90s. He was of sterling character.


Posted by: Joe Scher - Fishers, IN - friend   Jan 18, 2013

Mr. Hopkins was my band teacher at Lane MS. He was one of my favorite teachers. I always looked forward to go to his class. Over the years I have thought about him often and wondered if he still taught Band classes. He was a great teacher and man. May you rest in peace, Mr. Hopkins! God Bless the family during this time of loss.


Posted by: Kim Poling - Fort Wayne, IN - band teacher in middle school   Jan 17, 2013

Uncle Bob along with my Dad and other uncles kept us laughing, remembering the Hopkins get togethers, very happy memories.
We will miss you uncle Bob.


Posted by: Robert Flora - Plano, TX - nephew   Jan 17, 2013

My favorite memory of Uncle Bob was gathering around the table at my parents home in Florida and playing cards. So many corny jokes and laughter filled the air. It still brings a smile to my face when I think back on those times. He will be greatly missed. Love you Uncle Bob.


Posted by: Linda Kozey - Dallas, GA - Niece   Jan 17, 2013