Frank Hopkins, 73, of Mills River passed away Sunday, July 5, 2009 at Memorial Mission Hospital. A native of Randolph County, he lived in Henderson County for forty-four years. He was a son of the late Dewey and Cora Luther Hopkins. He received a degree in Agriculture from N.C. State University, and was a Marine Corps veteran. He worked with CBM Construction for sixteen years, and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his loving wife of forty-four years, Rosetta Hopkins; three sons, Toby Hopkins and his wife Jodi of Hendersonville, Robert Hopkins of Mills River, Gary Hopkins and his wife Vanessa of Mills River; six grandchildren, Telecia, Taylor, Trace, Emily, Haleigh, Callie; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 11:00 am Friday, July 10, 2009, in the chapel of Forest Lawn Mortuary. Rev. Sherrill Moore will officiate. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the chapel.