Obituary for Richard C. "Big Rich" Hopkins | Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service

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Richard C. "Big Rich" Hopkins

October 31, 1948 ~ June 1, 2018 (age 69)

Mr. Richard C. “Big Rich” Hopkins, 69, of Burlington, died on Friday, June 1, 2018 at UNC Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Eden.

Richard was born in Hinsdale, Massachusetts. He was the son of Arthur Hopkins and June Steele Hopkins, both deceased. Richard worked as a technician for Stearns Chrysler. He enjoyed spending time with his family and old classic cars.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley A. Hopkins of the home; a son, Richard A. Hopkins and wife Jennifer of Burlington; grandson, Ethan Hopkins of Burlington; and a brother, Robert Hopkins and wife Rosemary.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce E. Hopkins and one brother, William “Hop” Hopkins.

The family will receive friends on Monday, June 4, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home in Graham.


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