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 Michael Wayne Hopkins

Michael Wayne Hopkins

Birth
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 24 Sep 2011 (aged 53)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot Rosemont 4E Lot 295 space 2
Memorial ID 77278968 · View Source
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Michael passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 24th.

He was born in Salt Lake City to Charles Hopkins and Joyce Pugmire. After graduating from South High School in 1975 he moved to Seattle, WA where he graduated from Cosmetology School. He returned to Salt Lake to complete his training and obtain his Instructors License.

Michael was a Head Instructor for International Institute of Hair Design, then was a Co-Founder of Cove Point University of Hair Design. He was an Educator for many brands of hair products such as Helene Curtis, Paul Mitchell, Framesi, and Infausi. He also consulted for Al Massimo Salon Support, a local distributor, and its brands.

He was Co-owner of Salon Utopia and was responsible during his career for mentoring, teaching and apprenticing many people.

Michael was the "Ultimate Professional" and a highly respected stylist in Salt Lake for over 30 years.

He was preceded in death by Brother Richard Hopkins, Mother Joyce Pugmire, Grandparents Weldon and Evelyn Pugmire and Deward and Anna Lou Hopkins. Survived by Father Charles Hopkins (Nancy) of Saint George, UT. Brother Jeffrey Hopkins (Laura) Salt Lake City, UT. Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many dear friends.

Graveside services will be held at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park at 3401 Highland Dr. on October, 4th 2011 at 12:00PM, where friends and family may call one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Michael's name to your favorite charity.

Salt Lake Tribune, October 1, 2011


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  • Maintained by: Jeffrey Hopkins
  • Originally Created by: Bonnie Huish
  • Added: 29 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77278968
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Wayne Hopkins (8 Aug 1958–24 Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77278968, citing Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Jeffrey Hopkins (contributor 47752259) .