Robert M. Hopkins, 78, of Scenery Hill, died Tuesday, December 18, 2012, in Washington Hospital.
He was born August 3, 1934, in Greene County, a son of the late William L. and Nellie Conklin Hopkins.
Mr. Hopkins was previously employed as an electrician and was a member of Electrical Construction Local 126. He later became a coal miner, working in the former Bethlehem Mines 60 in Eighty Four and Consol Energy. He retired in 1994, after 20 years of service as a coal miner.
He enjoyed horses and horseback riding, farming, hunting, motorcycling and coon hunting and was a member of Keystone Coon Hunters.
On February 24, 1962, he married Naomi J. Millikin Hopkins, who survives.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Randy M. Hopkins (Donna) of Scenery Hill; two daughters, Pamela J. Lindley (Jim) of Scenery Hill and Tracey L. Belmont (Matt) of Fredericktown; eight grandchildren; three brothers, William S. Hopkins (Mary) of Waynesburg, John C. Hopkins (Charlotte) of East Earl and David L. Hopkins of Waynesburg; two sisters, Lillian Ulrich of Waynesburg and Hazel Hadrich of The Colony, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased, in addition to his parents, are two brothers, Dennis M. Hopkins and Wallace Hopkins, who died in infancy, and three sisters, Aldine Sanders, Evalina Malgram and Eleanor Saggis.