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MSG Gary Anthony Hopkins, USA, Ret.

November 11, 1939 ~ December 31, 2018 (age 79)

Gary A. Hopkins, age 79 of Copperas Cove, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Scott's Funeral Home Chapel in Copperas Cove, with Pastor Preston Atkinson officiating.  Inurnment with full military honors will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Gary was born on November 11, 1939, in Los Angeles, CA.  He entered the US Army in 1957, serving in Korea and Vietnam.  He retired in 1989 after 28 years of service.  He married Barbara Miller on December 31, 1958.  They have resided in Copperas Cove since 1980.  He was a member and deacon of Southern Hills Baptist Church.  He loved his Model A's and was a member of Bluebonnet Model A Club.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara Hopkins; daughters, Julie Glaspie and husband, Tim, Shawneen Guthrie and husband, Joe, and Nancy Nyberg and husband, Matthew; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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