William Wayne Hopkins, 83, of Center, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Nacogdoches.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 8, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel. Interment will follow at White Rock Cemetery in Center.
Mr. Hopkins was born February 20, 1933, in Shelby County, to George Hopkins and Ruby Louis Counts Hopkins. He had great interest in genealogy. Mr. Hopkins and was actively involved in White Rock Church, serving as song leader, adult leader and numerous other jobs.
He is survived by
Wife of 34 years: Wanda Hopkins
Synthia Bailey and husband, Weldon
William Hopkins Jr. and wife, Simira
Julie Boland and husband, Donnie
Lisa and Joey Rand
Heather and Mark Gula
Paige and Angelle
Christina and Brandon Wood
Justin Whitker and Christina
Holly Ann Hopkins
Dakota Lavon Bailey
11 Great Grandchildren
Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Preceded in death by
Parents: George Hopkins and Ruby Louis Counts Hopkins
Sisters: Ruth Hopkins, Mildred Hopkins Bolden, Georgia Pauline Hopkins Jacobs
Brother-in-law: Paul Bolden, Billy Ray Jacobs
Nephews: James Curtis Tidwell, Billy Ray Jacobs