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1/18/2023 2:16:00 PM
Charles Douglas "Doug" Hopkins
May 11, 1931 - January 16, 2022

VALE, N.C. - Charles Douglas “Doug” Hopkins, age 91, of Vale, passed away peacefully, Monday, January 16, 2022 at his residence.

He was born May 11, 1931 in Belmont to the late Charles Howard and Grace Robinson Hopkins. He attended Belmont High School and was a Korean War Veteran of the United States Army serving from October 17, 1952 to October 16, 1954. Doug retired from Package Products in Charlotte. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be remembered fondly by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Frances Jordan Hopkins; son, Charles Randall Hopkins; and sisters, Madge Bryant and Libby Rollyson.
Survivors include his children, Chandra Hopkins Cook and husband Gradie C. Cook Jr., John Mitchell Hopkins, and Blake Douglas Hopkins; daughter-in-law, Stella Hopkins; grandchildren, Curtis, Brian, Jennifer, Lindsay, Julia, and Seth; 11 great-grandchildren; and sister, Linda Smith.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Second Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Lail officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Belmont. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Condolences may be made to

Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services of Cherryville, N.C. is serving the Hopkins family.

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