James F. "Jim," Hopkins age 59, of Knoxville, Tenn. went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, September 22, 2013.
Member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Kodak. Member of the Teamsters-Local 519 for 18 years.
Preceded in death parents, Leman and Mary Evelyn Hopkins; brother, Jesse Hopkins; and nephew, Aaron.
Survived by Sweetheart and Best Friend of 14 years, DeeAnn Roberts; daughters, Bonnie Stevens and husband Warren, and Callie Spivey and husband Jason; son, Boyd Hopkins and wife Joy; sisters, Belinda Fox and husband John, and Teresa Osborne and husband David; brother, Mike Hopkins; grandchildren, Luke, Cole, Lily, Owen, Cora Rose, Ava, Jarvis, and Jace; and many special uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and mother of his children Sherry Hopkins.
Funeral services 7:00 PM Friday, September 27, 2013, at Bridges Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Roberts officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 AM Saturday at Pollard Cemetery for an 11:00 AM interment. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church Mission Trips, 9400 Kodak Road, Kodak, TN 37764. The family will receive friends 5:00- 7:00 PM Friday at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999. www.bridgesfuneralhome.com.