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Thursday September 20th, 2018
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Wilbur "Leon" Hopkins

Wilbur "Leon" Hopkins, 82, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018. Leon was born April 28, 1936 in Woodsfield, Ohio to Archie and Dolores Hopkins. He was employed by Consolidated Freightways retiring in 1995 with over 45 years of service.

He and his wife, Margaret enjoyed traveling together, bird watching and being with their children.  Leon had a passion for woodworking, gardening, growing flowers in the greenhouse, and teaching his children new things. He was a perfectionist, a hard working provider, a tinkerer who was quoted as saying, "It's already broke, might as well try to fix it" and a loving Dad, who was always available to help his children.

Leon is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret; children, Mike (Kim) Hopkins, Terri (Allen) Mandel, Paul (Connie) Hopkins and Gary (Kerri) Hopkins;  9 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Norton EMS, Hospice of the Western Reserve and Copley Health Center for their kindness and support of Leon over these past few months.

Friends may call at the Bacher Funeral Home, 3250 Greenwich Rd. Norton on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 5:30 - 8 p.m.  A funeral service will be held Friday at the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Pastor Don Ebert officiating.

Donations may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44110 in memory of Leon.


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just heard, so sorry. Lee was such an interesting person to talk to. Hugs to my Friend, Margaret and the Family, Sincerely, Sherrie and Mark Atkinson

Sherrie Atkinson Sep 29 2018 12:00 AM

Loving and thoughts to you all. Take comfort in knowing he is at peace and in your love and memories. My prayers are with you.

Sue Ellen Sep 18 2018 12:00 AM

Keeping you close in thought, and sending our deepest Sympathy.

Mr. & Mrs/ Warren Geitgey Sep 18 2018 12:00 AM

John & Kim Shaffer So sorry for your loss. Sending love, hugs, and prayers to all!!

John A Shaffer Kim Shaffer Sep 18 2018 12:00 AM

Margaret, My heart goes out to you and your children. I cannot be there in person but you are in my mind and my heart.

Deb Warren Sep 18 2018 12:00 AM

A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on September 17, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Sep 17 2018 12:00 AM

An A GARDEN PATH was sent on September 17, 2018

Heaven has gained another wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. We will miss you until we see you again. Love Kevin, Jodie, Kristi, Jim, and kids

Expression of Sympathy Sep 17 2018 12:00 AM