Tim Hopkins

Aug 3rd, 1963 - Apr 6th, 2018


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Mon, Apr. 9th, 2018 5:00 PM ~ 8:00 PM


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Tue, Apr. 10th, 2018 11:00 AM


Oak Grove Cemetery

Tue, Apr. 10th, 2018 12:00 PM

Marion- Tim Hopkins, age 54, of Marion, passed away at 2:40am on Friday, April 6, 2018 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Tim was born on August 3, 1963 in Kane County, Illinois, the son of David and Shirley (Hall) Hopkins. He had worked in his family construction business. Tim enjoyed computer games, guitars, music, scary movies, and spending time with his friends and family.

Survivors include his sister- Reva and Ronald Cox of Carbondale

Brother- Dave and Trudy Hopkins of Davidson, NC

Brother- Allan and Liz Hopkins of Statesville, NC

Brother- Mike Hopkins of Chaffee, MO

Brother- John and Tracy Hopkins of Knoxville, TN

Sister- Sandy and Jim Ridings of Johnston City

Nephews- Drew and Danny Ridings

Ten nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Jim Jackson officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in rural Carbondale. Visitation will be held from 5-8pm on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Blue Funeral Home; 1704 N. Court Street; Marion, IL 62959.  For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.bluefuneralhome.com

8 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Abby (Zwick ) Hill

    From: Danville , Indiana

    Date: April 7, 2018

    Dave, Mike, Allan, and the rest of the family ,

    My heart breaks for you all. Tim was such a great guy. A kind soul gone too soon. My heart goes out to you all during this difficult time. May your memories give you comfort and peace. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Guest: Sheryl Gower Hargrave

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: April 8, 2018

    I’m so sorry to hear of Tim’s passing….he was a sweet man gone to soon. Prayers for you all. May God give you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

  • Guest: Julie Lindsey

    From: Creal Springs, Illinois

    Date: April 8, 2018

    My deepest condolences I know that he will absolutely be missed by all who knew him! Tim was a great guy I’m glad to have known him….and try his coca cola cake with Sandy! 🙂 Keeping you all in my thoughts & prayers!

  • Guest: Maura Chastain

    From: Statesville, North Carolina

    Date: April 8, 2018

    Prayers for your family Allan. Love Maura

  • Guest: Lynn Cox

    From: Cambria, Illinois

    Date: April 9, 2018

    We are so sorry to hear of your family’s loss. We all rode the school bus together with your family -Tim was always such a nice & funny guy with a great personality! Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. The Davis Family—Doug, Lynn & Shelly

  • Guest: mary lou webber

    From: orient illinois, Illinois

    Date: April 9, 2018

    Sandy so sorry for your loss. Tim was my buddy at Sam;s meat dept.Loved him very much. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.God bless yous

  • Guest: AM

    From: , Washington

    Date: April 11, 2018

    My sincere condolences to your family. May you find comfort in the promise of Revelation 21:4 of a time when death will be no more and loved ones will be reunited.

  • Guest: Kirby Fulton

    From: , Illinois

    Date: April 16, 2018

    Please accept my condolences as you bemoan the loss of your dear Tim. And while it is hard saying goodbye, be comforted in knowing that in God’s due time, he will forever eliminate suffering on earth including death, as expressed in this video: