William W. Hopkins

November 14, 1953 ~ October 29, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

William Hopkins Obituary

William W. "Pap" Hopkins, 69, of Wayne Twp., passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Born Nov. 14, 1953, in Pottsville, he was a son of the late William W. Hopkins Sr. and Grace (Snyder) Hopkins.

He was married to Shirley J. (Heim) Hopkins for 53 years.

Pap attended Pottsville schools and was of the Protestant faith.

He worked as a self-employed carpet installer.

An avid hunter, he was also a member of the NRA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jamie Reedy; great-grandson, Jayden Klinger; and in-laws, Evelyn and Charles Steranko and Hazel and Pat Purcell.

In addition to his wife, Pap is survived by his son, William Hopkins III, husband of Marcy; daughter, Heather, wife of Adam Spotts; grandchildren, Dakota Shomper (Gary), Codi Keller (Adam Barnes), Aaron Hopkins, Skye Bickleman, Anthony Hopkins, Joyce Spotts and Samantha Spotts; great-grandchildren, Carter and Carson Shomper, Willow Barnes, Charlotte Shomper, Zaiden Poznanski, Nova Bickleman, Mavrik Bickleman and baby girl Barnes due April 2024; sister, Nancy, wife of Jim McNulty; and brother, Melvin Reedy, husband of Peggy.

A viewing will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, 26 Chestnut St., Cressona. Interment will be held privately.

The family prefers remembrances in the form of contributions to Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home to defray cost of funeral expenses. Checks should be mailed to 25 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.


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November 6, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ebling-Stabingas FH
26 Chestnut Street
Cressona, PA 17929


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