Everett C. Hopkins, 76, of Vernon, died on Friday July 31, 2015 in Vernon. Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Wilbarger Memorial Park with Rev. Ron Fox officiating.
Hopkins was born on Sept. 26, 1938 in Crowell. He was the son of the late Freeman Hopkins and the late Madge Taylor Hopkins. He married Frieda Blasini on Oct. 9, 1959 in Mannheim, Germany. She preceded him in death on June 13, 2013. He had served in the U.S. Army for four years in Germany. He was a sergeant. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. He was the District Manager for Osborne’s Distributing and had worked at Sullivan Funeral Home for many years. He had been a resident of Vernon for most of his life.
He is survived by three sisters, Lucille Carr of Vernon, Faye Elrod of Vernon and Brenda Hudgens of Crowell, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and his son, Michael Hopkins on Jan. 31, 2015.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.