Robert Lee Hopkins, Jr.
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Robert Lee Hopkins, Jr., of Ashland, Virginia, husband of Louise Gilliam Hopkins, died November 10, 2012. Heis survived by their daughter Louise Fontaine Hopkins and her fiance Steven L Crain, and their son Robert Lee Hopkins, III.
Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert lee Hopkins,he was born and reared in Alexandria, and graduated from Washington and Lee University with a BA degree and from Tulane University with a MBA degree.
From 1951-1953 he served as a supply and disbursing officer during the Korean War and remained in the U.S. Naval Reserve, retiring in 1971. Mr. Hopkins worked for Colonial Williamsburg and was Business Manager of Chatham Hall from 1961-1968. He was appointed Registrar of Randolph-Macon College in 1968, retiring in 1995. A member of St. James the Less Episcopal Church, he was active in the parish as vestry member, Junior and Senior Wardens and in Region XI and the Diocese of Virginia.
A memorial service will be held at St. James the less Episcopal Church at 2 pm Wednesday, November 14, 2012 and burial will be in Stonewall Jackson Cemetery in Lexington, Virginia.
Memorial donations may be made to St. James the Less Episcopal Church, 125 Beverly Road, Ashland, Virginia 23005 orto Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia 24450.
Published in The Town Talk on Nov. 14, 2012