Peyton Skipwith Hopkins, 94, of Fort Lauderdale passed away July 10, 2013, at his residence. Born November 13, 1918, in Charlottesville, Virginia, Peyton graduated from Episcopal High School in Alexandria and attended the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. After serving in World War II, Peyton lived in Washington D.C., where he worked for Eastern Airlines and Rust Engineering. When he retired, Peyton was the Executive Director of the Washington Building Congress. After moving to south Florida in 1988, Peyton was a founding member of Tuesday's Angels, a volunteer for the Poverello Center and a member of All Saints Episcopal Church. Survivors include his companion of 61 years, Jim Cooper; devoted friend, Bob Daugherty; nieces, Skippy, Beth, Sally and Mary; nephews, Robbie, Paul and John; extended family and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Guthrie Hopkins and Emma Webster Skipwith Hopkins and brothers, John and Robert Hopkins. The Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 333 Tarpon Drive, Ft. Lauderdale. The Rev. Sherod E. Mallow, D.Min. will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Columbarium of All Saints Episcopal Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to All Saints Episcopal Church Memorial Fund; 333 Tarpon Drive; Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301; (www.allsaintsfl.org) or to Tuesday's Angels; 1994 East Sunrise Blvd., PMD 139; Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304. (www.tuesdaysangels.org) Please visit www.fredhunters.com to leave a message of condolence.
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Published in Sun-Sentinel on July 17, 2013