Gerald Hopkins
Veteran
Date of Birth
March 22, 1944
Stroudsburg, Pennslyvania
Entered into Rest
February 16, 2020
Weston, Nebraska
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Gerald Hopkins, 75 of Weston, NE passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born March 22, 1944 in Stroudsburg, PA to Jacob and Charlotte (Jones) Hopkins.  Gerald proudly served in the U.S. Air Force entering in 1963 and was honorably discharged from his duties in 1967.  He worked as a mechanic for most of his years, he also worked at Dillon Nissan and Heritage Insurance in Lincoln and the Hershey M&M Factory in Hackettstown, NJ.

Gerald enjoyed golfing, playing the guitar, guns, hunting and anything to do with the Ol’West.

He is survived by his children, Dawn (Dalyan) Jordan of Bee, NE and Christine (Eric) Cejka of Weston; grandchildren, Bradley Oppelt, Shelby Oppelt, Colby Oppelt, Elise Cejka, Holly Cejka and E.J. Cejka; great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Bentley and Peyton Oppelt; special close friends, Kathleen and Floyd Cornell of Wahoo, NE.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jacob and Charlotte, Hopkins and sister, Darlene Hopkins.

Condolences for Gerald Hopkins
  1. Cherrie Cejka
    • February 17, 2020 - 2 months ago

    We are so sorry for your loss. I met your dad once but I know Donna, Tony, and Hennretia thought alot of him. I know he will be missed alot. Our deepest sympathy to you Eric & the girls. Ken & Cherrie Cejka

  2. Kim Owens
    • February 18, 2020 - 1 month ago

    So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you. He will be greatly missed.

  3. Angela Stuart
    • February 19, 2020 - 1 month ago

    I am so sorry to hear of his passing. He was such a joy to care for when I had the great privilege to do so. He always left me with a smile and a warm spot in my heart…He will be missed! Much love and prayers to you all!

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