Obituary: Orville J. Hopkins



Orville J. Hopkins, 90, Noblesville, died July 11 at his home in Noblesville. He was born on April 9, 1925 to Harley and Onie (White) Hopkins in Paragould, Ark.

Orville retired in 1987 from Carmel Car Clinic, but most of his career was with White Oldsmobile in Noblesville. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. Orville was a member of Prairie Baptist Church, and wrote a self-published book about his life titled “Hello World”.

He is survived by his sons, Brett (Laura) Hopkins, and Bryan Hopkins; daughter, Suellen (Hopkins) (Mike) Fletcher; four grandchildren, Matthew (Jill) Fletcher, Megan Hopkins, Jeremy (Stephanie) Hopkins, and Joshua (Cassa) Hopkins; and four great-grandchildren, Mark & Kassidy Fletcher, Isaac Buening, and Braydon & Ryker Hopkins.

In addition to his parents, Orville was preceded in death by his wife of 64 1/2 years, Katharine (Gonser) Hopkins; and son, Randal O. Hopkins in 1996.