ROCK HILL -- Alex David Hopkins, 8, went to be with Jesus Thursday, June 12, 2008, at the Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, N.C.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m., Monday, June 16, 2008, at Carolinas Cornerstone Baptist Church in Fort Mill, with the Revs. Barry Yates and Jim Parrish officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.
Born in Rock Hill, S.C., Alex was the son of Jonathan David Hopkins and Crystal Wilson Hopkins. Alex enjoyed fishing, boating, swimming and vacationing with his family. He also enjoyed gardening, especially planting flowers. He was an avid Carolinas Panther fan.
Surviving are his parents, Jonathan and Crystal Hopkins; his sister, Zoe Lynn Hopkins; his paternal grandparents, Dave and Libby Hopkins of Fort Mill; maternal grandparents, Billy and Diane Wilson of Fort Mill; paternal great-grandparents, Will and Joyce Hopkins of Mount Airy, Md., and Virgil and Sarah Tyner of Mt. Olive, N.C.; maternal great-grandmother, Mamie Wilson of Fort Mill; uncles and aunts, Jonathan and Gina Kidd and Rob and Rachel Ryan, all of Fort Mill, and Daved and Anita Welborn and Tracie Ramsey, all of Rock Hill; and cousins, Makenzie and Gavin Welborn and Gracyn Kidd.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 15, 2008, at Carolinas Cornerstone Baptist Church, and other times at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alex Hopkins Fund c/o Crystal Hopkins/ Founders Federal Credit Union, 607 N. Main St., Lancaster, SC 29720.
Condolences may be made at www.caringbridge.org/visit/alexhopkins.