He was the son of the late Gus Hopkins and the late Grace (Mathis) Hopkins.
He is survived by his wife: Dinesha Hopkins of Hardin; one son, Leslie Sutton of Dexter; two daughters, Doris Sutton of Benton and Stacey Sutton Gore of Dexter; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24 at the Collier Funeral Chapel. Rev. Jim Fulton officiated and interment followed in the Unity Cemetery in Hardin.