He was a lieutenant corporal in the United States Marine Corps, serving as a combat engineer.
He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Lovell Hopkins of Brockton, Mass.; two sons, Robert Allen Hopkins and wife, Elena, Barry Hopkins and wife, Jennifer: a daughter, Amy Hopkins; five grandsons and three granddaughters.
A committal service will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Otter Creek Cemetery, Otter Creek.