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Roy M. "Hoppy" Hopkins

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OIL CITY, LA - Services for Roy M. "Hoppy" Hopkins, 63, will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Pentecostal Church, Oil City, LA. Officiating will be Rev. Johnny Peden, Rev. Gerald Trammell, and Rev. H.A. McFarland. Burial will follow in Lakeview Mem. Gardens in Oil City, LA.

Visitation will be on Monday, November 27, 2006 from 6-8 p.m. at Oil City UPC Church.

Mr. Hopkins was born on June 10, 1943 in Murchison, TX., and passed away on November 23, 2006 as a result of a lengthy illness. He was a resident of Oil City for 40 years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, and served in Germany. He was a car dealer, and a LA State Representative. He was Mayor and Alderman of Oil City. He was also on the Caddo Parish Police Juror. Mr. Hopkins was the first President of Caddo Parish Commission, and was elected to LA State Rep, where he served since 1987.

Survivors include his wife, Rosemarie Hopkins of Oil City, LA; two sons, Todd Hopkins and wife, Karen of Oil City, LA., and Garry Hopkins of Oil City, LA; four sisters, Alma Lee Thompson, Opal McCool of Ft. Worth, TX; Fayreen Tiner of Tyler, TX., and Bonnie Ruth Holsonback of Frankston, TX; one brother, Joe Dan Hopkins of Jacksonville, TX; three grandchildren, Brandon Hopkins, Rachel Garlington, and Meredith LeBlanc; and two great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Taylor, Patrick Wooldridge, Judge Roy Brun, Dan Turner, Dr. John Haynes, and Charlie Alexander.

Honorary pallbearers will be LA State Legislators, and Gary Kendricks, and Ray Haygood.

Memorials can be made to LA State Oil and Gas Museum, Oil City, LA 71061. McGuire Funeral Home

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Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 26, 2006
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