Larry Douglas Hopkins
February 9, 1952 – June 6, 2018
Larry Douglas Hopkins, age 66 of Albion passed away unexpectedly on June 6, 2018. Present at his death were his loving wife Maria (Mary Gonzales) and sons Pedro and Thomas. He was born February 9, 1952 in Malvern, Arkansas. The family settled in Albion.
Doug is survived by his wife, Maria, sons, and grandchildren, Pedro II, Kennedy and Alonzo. Also surviving are two great grandchildren, Easton and Grayson. In addition are numerous nephews and nieces and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by both his parents and brothers, Billy Hopkins, Lonnie Hopkins and Joel G. Hopkins. Also surviving are half- brother Michael and half- sister Dawn Hopkins.
Doug attended Albion public schools before joining the U. S. Marine Corps. He served in the Vietnam War from 1969 to 1970. Doug worked in many locales but had been retired. He pursued gardening, activities with many friends and numerous family functions.
Family and friends were very important to him. He was a member of the Albion VFW Post #3672.
He will be missed by his family and his many Gonzales/z in-laws. Others to cherish his memory are longtime friends Reynaldo Solis, Fred Cordova, Domingo Guzman and God child, Sarah Sommer.
Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 10:00am until time of Funeral Mass at 11:00AM at St. John Catholic Church, 1020 Irwin Avenue, Albion, Michigan 49224 with Father Joe Gray officiating. Interment to follow at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI.
To leave online messages of condolence for the family, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com
- Funeral Mass Wednesday, June 13, 2018
- Visitation Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Larry Douglas Hopkins
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Michele (Micki) Hollingsworth (Gonzales)
June 8, 2018
Aunt Mary, Petey, and Bo,
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Dougie will be missed. When ever I think of him, I always see his face with a big smile. I can't remember a time I didn't see him smiling. The world will be a little less bright without his wonderful smile.
Love to you all,
Micki and Troy