Felix Irving “Brother” Hopkins, Jr., 79, of Tallulah, Louisiana, passed on to be with his Lord, February 22, 2019 after a lengthy illness. He was born June 27, 1939 in Madison Parish, Louisiana, to Felix Irving “Toad” Hopkins, Sr. and Louise Hudson Hopkins.
He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Blair Hopkins; two daughters, Charlotte Hopkins Burrell and Felicia Hopkins Strunk; two son-in-laws that were like sons to him, Wayne Burrell and Scott Strunk; three grandsons, Caleb Scott Strunk, Carson David Strunk, and Mason Irving Strunk; two sisters, Lynell Laird and Kayren Brown; one brother, Melvin Hopkins; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was a farmer, substance abuse counselor, and had proudly served on the Madison Parish Police Jury. He would help people in any situation. He was known to lend a hand and would often go without to do so. He always had great wisdom and wit to impart. He loved to rabbit hunt, fish, dance, tell stories, and he was known to play a joke or two on his family and friends, He loved to laugh and have fun and will be greatly missed by those who knew him.
Funeral services will be Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Parkview Baptist Church in Tallulah. Visitation will be Friday, March 1, 2019 at the church from 5 to 7 p.m. and also Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 12 noon until 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Tallulah.