Overton Wallace Hopkins, 85, of Louisa passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 at his home. Mr. Hopkins was a lifelong farmer and retired as a technician from the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. Mr. Hopkins was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Ruby Perkins Hopkins; and parents Wallace and Audrey Hopkins. Survivors include his son, Larry Hopkins (Betty Jean) of Louisa; daughters Faye Stewart (David) and Vickie Southall (Al) all of Louisa; brothers Warren Hopkins (Sally) of Castle Rock CO, Roy Ellis Hopkins (Mary Jo) of Louisa and a sister, Brenda Pryor (Andrew) of Goochland; grandchildren Adam (Kateri), Brian, Roger (Ashley), Laura (Mike), Jessica, Kevin (Nichole) and Kelly; and great-grandchild Jake. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 4 at Woodward Funeral Home. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 5 at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Macedonia United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Macedonia United Methodist Church Building Fund 1124 Holland Creek Rd., Louisa, VA 23093. Online guest book at woodwardfuneral.com.
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We were saddened to hear of Overton's death. It is so hard to loss a dear loving person. The Bible calls death our enemy at 1Cor 15:26 "And the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing". Jehovah God promises to bring our dear loved ones back to life here on a paradise earth with no more sickness or death. I'm sending you a link to a tract that explains God's purposes for us. https://www.jw.org/finder?pub=t-35&wtlocale=E&srcid=share You will be pleasantly surprised at what the Bible teachings on this subject. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this most difficult
Submitted by Larry @ Vanessa Brown on Apr 13 2017 11:03:15 AM
I am very sorry to hear of Mr Hopkins passing. He worked hard in therapy sometimes when he didn't feel like exercising. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Submitted by Joan Clark on Apr 4 2017 08:16:24 PM
"T" was a valued SCS employee. His dedication and service made the world a better place. He will be deeply missed but I treasure the fact that I had the opportunity to meet and be associated with him.
Submitted by Dana R. Bayless, DC Louisa NRCS on Apr 3 2017 09:17:58 AM
Sincere sympathy to Vickie and Faye.
Submitted by Darryl Harris Holt on Apr 3 2017 08:14:41 AM
My sincere sympathy in the loss of your beloved father. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers in the coming days.
Submitted by Faye Snider Deisher on Apr 2 2017 07:19:53 PM
Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days. Please accept my most heartfelt condolences.
Submitted by Patti Madison on Apr 2 2017 12:40:41 PM
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