Benny Lee Hopkins, Sr. of the Cedar Hill Community in Jonesville, VA was born Monday, December 3, 1951 in Middlesboro, KY and passed away Sunday, December 1, 2013 at the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport,TN at the age of 61 years. He had been a former custodian at the Lee General Hospital then operated a skating rink and game room in Pennington Gap, VA. He loved fishing and working on cars and was a member of the Cedar Hill Christian Church.He was preceded in death by his parents Shirley and Rose Hopkins, two sisters Mary McQueen and Doris Faye Norman, infant brother Little Jay Hopkins and one niece Crystal Norman.Benny is survived by his wife Earthel Hopkins of the home, one son Benny Lee Hopkins, Jr. and wife, Robin of Tazewell, TN, one grandson Timothy Ryan Fee of Ewing, VA, one brother Jim Hopkins and wife, Joy of Texas and two sisters Billie Marcum and husband, Ed of Rose Hill, VA and Jearleen Parker of Bluefield, VA and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 8:00 PM Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at the Province Funeral Home Sanctuary in Jonesville, VA with Brother Buster Mullins and Brother Jim Myers officiating.Visitation will be from 6:00 PM Wednesday until the time of the service.The graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday at the Wilson Cemetery in Rose Hill, VA.The family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:00 AM Thursday to go to the cemetery.Condolences can be sent to the family by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org We are located at 29521 Wilderness Rd. Jonesville, VA 24263Phone 276-346-3553