Alfred Kenneth Hopkins 1929 - 2010 Pomona
Ottawa — Funeral services for Alfred Kenneth “Hoppy” Hopkins, 80, Pomona, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Ottawa.
Mr. Hopkins died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa.
He was born March 12, 1929, in Ottawa, the son of Frank Hopkins and Edna Sink Hopkins-Reimer. He was a lifelong resident of Franklin County and attended Ottawa High School.
Mr. Hopkins was an assistant manager for Litwin’s of Ottawa, where he was employed for 20 years, and owned The Spot in Ottawa from 1972 to 1974. He worked as a supervisor for Hercules Ammunition Plant in De Soto from 1977 to 1992. He was a rural milk hauler and had been a farmer since 1988.
He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2700 in Ottawa for more than 55 years.
He married Mary Lou Williams on March 12, 1946, in Garnett. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include a daughter, Delores Marie Edwards, Ottawa; a son, Kenneth Leon, Ottawa; nine grandchildren, Ray Allen and Michael Tad Ott, Kenneth Alfred Hopkins, Jenny Lyn Jensen, John Alwood and Timothy James Edwards, Connie Teter and Gina and Janice Henricks; 11 great-grandchildren, Greg, Raymond, Hillary, Kendell, Christopher, Cody, Jeff, Jeremy, Michael, Alexander and Carson; and three great-great-grandchildren, McKenzie, Jayden and Lillian.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Florence Lee and Isabell Woods; and four brothers, Frank Hopkins Jr., Henry and Bill McKinley and Wilson Hopkins.
Friends may call after 9 a.m. today at the mortuary, where the family will meet them from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today.
The family suggests memorials to Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post 5901, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2700 or American Heart Association, sent in care of the mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa, KS 66067.
Online condolences may be sent at dengelmortuary .com.