James "Jim" W. Hopkins, 79, passed away December 22, 2013. A service of Remembrance will be held on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 10:00 A.M at Port Orange United Church of Christ, 651 Taylor Road, Port Orange, FL 32127. Jim served in the United States Army for two years and was honorably discharged in 1957. Jim loved to watch movies at the theater, hiking with his wife in the "Happy Wanders" hiking club of Port Orange. He enjoyed traveling, especially cruising and square dancing. Jim was a devoted member and sang in the choir at Church of the Good Shepherd in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Port Orange United Church of Christ. He was also a member of the Intracostal Democratic Club. Jim was the beloved husband of Joellen Hopkins for 34 years. Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Kevin Hopkins, Karen (Bernie) Pellegrino, Ken (Claire) Hopkins, Kristine Cassino; step-children, Cheryl Harper, Scot (Aleta) Harper, Alison (Mike) Bryenton; brother, Tom (Barbara) Hopkins; grandchildren, Shaina Harper, Shelby Harper, Jessica Vecchio, Jennifer Vecchio, Brett Pellegrino, Daphne Pellegrino, Clara Pellegrino, Nicholas Cassino and Brooke Harper; and he was a longtime friend of Bill W. Memorial contributions may be made in Jim's name to the Halifax Humane Society, 2364 LPGA Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32124. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.lohmanfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements under the careful direction of Lohman Funeral Home Port Orange.
Lohman Funeral Home Port Orange
1201 Dunlawton Ave Port Orange, FL 32127
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Dec. 26, 2013