Derek Charles Hopkins
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Derek Charles Hopkins, 35, of Benton died on Wednesday, June 11 at Skyline Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.

He was a chemical operator for Arkema. Mr. Hopkins also honorably served his country in the Marine Corps. He attended Sharpe Missionary Baptist Church and the following organizations: Leather Necks Marine Motorcycle Club and the Elks Club.

He is survived by his wife: April Hopkins of Benton; parents: Lavenne Gwen “Beanie” (Jones) Hopkins and Danny Ray Hopkins of Hardin; daughters, Annisten Hopkins and Dacey Hopkins of Benton, sons: Blake and Zachary Graham of Benton; and sister, Dana Hopkins Adams of Paducah.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 14 at Collier Funeral Chapel. Rev. Chris Moore officiated. Interment with military honors followed in the Hardin Baptist Church Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th St., Benton, KY 42025.
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