Joel Dale Hopkins
May 19, 1939- February 8, 2020
J. Dale Hopkins passed away on February 8, 2020 surrounded by his family. He is survived by the love of his life Sally; three sons Ricky, Jeff (Melody), Bobby (Kristin); four grandchildren Jacob, Tori, Holli, Kate; two great grandchildren Colman and Natalie
He was a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir.
Dale was also a member of The Louisa Lions Club for 50 years and mayor for the Town of Louisa for 13 years. (Some of his friends still call him mayor.) He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf, playing cards, watching the Redskins, the Nationals, and NASCAR racing.
He was a coach and Umpire for the Little League Baseball, and referee for Little League Football.
He loved to have a good time with family and friends, and always had a joke to tell. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Graveside Memorial service will be Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Hillcrest Cemetery Columbarium Louisa, VA. With a (Celebration of Life at Macedonia United Methodist Church. Donations can be made to Macedonia United Methodist Church Choir.
Sally and Family
Sending prayers for your loss. Dale was a great friend will always remember hunting with him and listening to his funny jokes. Going to miss him.
Our Thoughts & Prayers Are with You All At This Very Sad Time. Dale Was A True Family Man & Friend. Around May Or So I would See Dale In Hardee’s Or Somewhere & we Would say something to Each Other About Our same Birthdays May 19.Louisa Has Lost A Very Good Man I Know Everyone Will miss Him Dearly. Especially Sally & His Family!!! Love Toot & Jimmy.
Was so shocked to hear of Dale’s passing. Will always remember his wonderful smile and outgoing personality. He will be greatly missed by his family and all his Louisa friends and his extended Hopkins family. Sally, loss of a loved one is so very tough, but you will get through this with the love of your family and friends.
With deepest sympathy,
Cecilia Compton Bowles
I am so sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. He was an incredible man. His love and pride of his family always stood out to me. I will miss his funny jokes and smile. May he rest in eternal peace. I will be praying for his family.
Melissa Bloomer, D.P.T. and all of the ladies from Louisa Physical Therapy, Inc.
Sally, Ricky, Jeff and Bobby, and other family members. We are so sorry for your loss. Dale will be greatly missed. You have our deepest sympathy.
Frances J. and W. Phil Smith
Sally and family: We are thinking of you all with love and prayers at this sad time.
Frances and Phil
We were so sorry to hear of Mr. Hopkins passing. We had met several years ago when we purchased a car. He instantly became someone we looked forward to running into around town. Mr. Hopkins was a great man and made friends anywhere he went. The community will truly miss him! Prayers and comfort are being sent your way!
So sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. I have known him for many years. He was very special and will be missed by many.
Please accept my condolences on the passing of Dale from the Reynolds Family(John, Tina, John Jr, and my dad, Everett)
Sally, Ricky, Jeff and Bobby,
Saddened to hear about Dale. He will be missed by many but we know that he is singing in heaven. Praying for peace and comfort for all of you.
Much love, Jim and Maureen Lynch (Alan, Kali and Zachary)