Buford "Jack" Hopkins, 89, of Saulsbury, Tn, passed away peacefully Friday, July 16, 2021 at Magnolia Regional Hospital in Corinth.
Funeral Services honoring the life of Mr. Hopkins will be Monday, July 19, 2021 in the Heritage Chapel of The Ripley Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Roberson and Bro. Doc Shelton officiating. Burial will follow in the Marlow Church of Christ Cemetery in Tippah County.
Mr. Hopkins was born April 13,1932 in Tippah County to the late George and Bessie Ellis Hopkins. He recieved his education from Oak Grove School in Tippah County and was employed with Excavators as a construction worker of 20 years before his retirement.
A Christian and a member of the Masonic Lodge, Mr. Hopkins will be remembered for his passion of outdoor activities, attending auctions and cast iron collecting. His love for his family, friends, the staff of Ashland Health and Rehabilitation and especially his much adored grandchildren will be greatly missed by those whose lives he touched most.
Visitation will be Monday, July 19 from Noon until 2 PM at The Ripley Funeral Home.
Those left to cherish his memories include one daughter, Donna Hopkins of Ashland, four sons, Jackie Hopkins (Donna) of Mountain Home Arkansas, Chuck Hopkins (Lisa Gunn) of Michigan CIty, Scott Hopkins ( Casondra), Tiplersville, twelve grandchildren, Kelly Hopkins, Lindsey Partee, Brian Hopkins (Natalie), Chasity Miller ( Eric), Chase Hopkins (Heather), Tristin Hopkins, Kelsey Hopkins, Presley Robbins, Cade Hopkins, Julie Waldon (Austin), Dylen Butler, Thomas Gunn, and eleven great grandchildren. Special family, Debbie and Mike Surratt, Buck, Mikaela and Harrison Rogers. He was also proceeded in death by one son, Bradley Hopkins.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Ashland Health and Rehabilitation for the wonderful care they gave Mr. Hopkins over the past four years.
The family requests that memorials be directed to the Shriners Hospitals for Children or Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, in honor of Harrison Rogers.
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