HOPEWELL, BRIAN A., 52
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Ocala - Brian A. Hopewell, 52, of Ocala, FL, passed away in the presence of his family on Friday, May 9, 2014 in Ocala. He was born in Springfield, OH on April 6, 1962 and was the son of the late Charles Harvey Hopewell and Maxine and Jerry Turley.
Brian has lived in Ocala with his family for the last eight years. Before moving here he was a police officer in the state of Ohio for over 15 years. For the past six years he has served with the Florida State Department of Corrections; the last three years in which he served in the Inspector Generals Office. He enjoyed art and bird watching; but mostly cherished the times with family and friends.
Brian was also preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Christina Cooper. Brian is survived by his beloved wife of 32 years, Candace S. Hopewell of Ocala; daughte, Whitney Elise Prue and husband, Michael of Ocala; parents, Maxine and Jerry Turley of Ocala; mother-in-law Bonnie Davis of Gallipolis, OH; sister, Diana Neil and husband, Michael of TX; brother, Gregory Hopewell and wife, Terri of TX and Jerry Turley, Jr. and wife, Lisa of VA; sister-in-law, Renee Triantopolous and husband, George of NC; brother-in-law, Clarence Easton and wife, Julie of OH; dear family friend, Kelli Gutridge of OH; grandchildren, Ophelia Hopewell-Cline, Oakes Prue and Omrie Prue, and many other beloved family members.
Family will receive their friends on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM in the TimberRidge Chapel of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 9695 SW 110th St., Ocala, FL, 34481. Condolences may be expressed to:
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services Timberridge Chapel
9695 Sw 110Th St
Ocala, FL 34481
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from May 11 to May 12, 2014