James Bellinger Hopkins, 87, of Waycross, Ga., died Saturday morning (January 6, 2018) at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross after an extended illness. Mr. Hopkins was born in Waycross to the late John Taylor “Jack” and Grace Bellinger Hopkins and made Waycross his home for most of his life. He graduated from The Citadel and served in the United States Air Force before returning home and working at J.T. Hopkins & Sons. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Elks Lodge #369 and the Okefenokee Country Club for many years. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Dale Walker Hopkins and a sister Barbara Hopkins.
Mr. Hopkins is survived by two sons, Michael Hopkins and his wife Penny of Waycross, Jim Hopkins of Waycross; a grandson, James Taylor Hopkins of Waycross; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday (January 10, 2018) at 2:00pm at Oakland Cemetery.
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Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Posted in: Miles Odum Funeral Home
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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