Mr. Terry Eugene Hopkins

  • Born: November 2, 1949
  • Died: September 27, 2021
  • Location: Dexter, Kentucky

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
Tel. (270) 753-2411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mr. Terry Eugene Hopkins, age 71, of Dexter, Kentucky, died on Monday, September 27, 2021, at the Baptist Health Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.

Mr. Hopkins was born on November 2, 1949, in Dexter, Kentucky to the late George Dewey Hopkins and Eugenia (Woodall) Hopkins. He was the owner of Hopkins Auto Repair, former head mechanic for the Calloway County Bus Garage, and was a truck driver for the United States Postal Service. Mr. Hopkins was a member of the Dexter Hardin United Methodist Church. In addition, he was a member of the Murray Calloway County Fair Board and was a former Jaycee.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, George Rex Hopkins.

Survivors include his wife, Theresa Diane (Collins) Hopkins of Dexter, Kentucky; one daughter, Kim Harpole and husband Mark of Almo, Kentucky; one son, Michael Hopkins of Hazel, Kentucky; one sister, Sherry Hopkins McKinney of Dexter, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Ashley Manning and husband Marcus of Murray, Kentucky, Amanda Harpole of Almo, Kentucky, and Addison Harpole of Almo, Kentucky.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Rev. Richard Burkeen officiating. Burial will follow in the McDaniel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Friday, October 1, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the McDaniel Cemetery Fund, c/o Mrs. Pam Collins, 267 Meadow Green Circle, Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry for Theresa and her family. He was a good guy. I am so thankful to have known him so long ago. Peace for the family in their difficult time.

Posted by Charlotte Garland - Metropolis, IL - Friend   October 01, 2021

Theresa and family
So sorry for your loss. Terry was a great friend and wonderful person. We share many great memories from the Jaycees and fair board. I enjoyed working with him at the bus garage as wellhe was always willing to support and assist our programs with transportation! May God provide you strength and comfort during this difficult time. May your wonderful memories provide peace and laughter in the days ahead.

Posted by Nancy Lovett - Murray, KY - Friend   October 01, 2021

Condolences to Terry's family, I will miss his Birthday cartoons!

Posted by Keith Stark - Paducah, KY - Classmate   September 30, 2021

Theresa, Mike, and Kim, I am so sorry to here of Terry's passing. Terry was a good man and I know he will be greatly missed. My thoughts and condolences go out to each and every one as you navigate through these difficult and sorrowful times.

Posted by Jeff Holmes - Elizabethtown, KY - Family Friend   September 30, 2021

I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this time of sorrow. Terry was a wonderful guy and will certainly be missed by many people.

Posted by Paulette Morris Nix - Murray, KY - Friend   September 30, 2021


Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Thinking of you at this difficult time. In Sympathy and Friendship

Posted by Emma Ramsey - Dexter, KY - Friend   September 29, 2021

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