Robert Hopkins (1953-1990)

Aug 22, 1953 – Oct 02, 1990

Robert Stephen Hopkins Sr., 37, died unexpectedly Tuesday at his home.

Mr. Hopkins was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, on August 22, 1953 to Anthony W. and Emily (Buettner) Hopkins. He was raised and educated in Erie until 1963 when the family moved to Napa.

From 1973 to 1975 he served in the U.S. Army. Upon his discharge, Mr. Hopkins returned to Napa. He was employed at Gelow’s Exxon Service Station on Redwood Road.

Mr. Hopkins is survived by his daughter, Brenda Marie Hopkins of Oroville; his son, Robert Stephen Jr. of Butte County; his mother and stepfather, Emily and Derl Sandwick of Napa; two sisters, Sandra Marie Riley of Vallejo and Romona Kay Cronk of Cotati; two brothers, Anthony Wayne Jr. and Keith Edward Sr., both of Napa; and numerous nieces and nephews. His father passed away in 1979.

Robert’s funeral service was held October 9 at Richard Pierce Funeral Service. Interment was at Skyview Memorial Lawn in Vallejo.