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 Smith B “Smitty” Hopkins

Smith B “Smitty” Hopkins

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Death 2 Nov 2011 (aged 73)
Burial Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 103781303 · View Source
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Smith B. "Smitty" Hopkins, age 73, of Kokomo, IN passed away on November 2, 2011 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. He was born in Claiborne County, Tennessee on October 15, 1938 to Grover and Pauline (Fletcher) Hopkins. On February 14, 1962 Smitty married Rita Brockett and she survives.

Smitty worked at Frito Lay in Frankfort until retirement in 2002 after 20 plus years. He had previously been employed at Colonial & Dietzen‘s Bakery in Kokomo.

Smitty was a member of the Macedonia Christian Church in Kokomo, a veteran of the US Air Force 1956-1958, and a 1956 graduate of Claiborne High School. His past involvements include; Cub Scout Master, Little League coach, Volunteer Fireman for the Indian Heights Fire Dept., Relay For Life, and bowled on the Star's Bowling League.

Smith is survived by his wife Rita Hopkins of Kokomo, a daughter Cindy and husband Fred Pitts of Kokomo, grandchildren; Grant, Fred, Katie, and Quiton Pitts. Other survivors include three brothers; O‘Neal Hopkins of Tipton, Dwight Hopkins of TN, and Harold Hopkins of FL. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Audie Hopkins.

Calling will be held on Monday November 7, 2011 from 5-8 PM at the Macedonia Christian Church located on State Road 19 North in Howard County. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 AM on Tuesday November 8 at the church. Interment will take place following services at Fairview Cemetery in Tipton. Pastors Mike Greenwood and Steve Brown will be officiating. Memorials may be directed to the Relay for Life or the Macedonia men's fellowship Breakfast.


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  • Created by: Catie & Will
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103781303
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Smith B “Smitty” Hopkins (15 Oct 1938–2 Nov 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103781303, citing Fairview Cemetery, Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Catie & Will (contributor 46946326) .