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Ruddy Van Hopkins

July 22, 1948 — Jan. 3, 2021

Posted on January 11, 2021


NASHVILLE — Ruddy Van Hopkins, 72, passed away Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. 

He was born July 22, 1948, in Nash County to the late Monroe and Ruby Bunn Hopkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Bright; and brothers, Earl and Tommy Hopkins.

Ruddy loved his family, working in the yard and anything outdoors. 

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 52 years, Betty Moss Hopkins; a son, Jeremy Van Hopkins; two daughters, Lynn Carter (Ryan) and Teresa Lowe (Robert); grandchildren, Haley Carter and Alexys Lowe; great-grandchild, Carter Grace; two brothers, Don Hopkins (Debbie) and Scottie Hopkins (Aubrey); and sisters, Darlene Jennings (Jerry), Rubelene Knot, Diane Gupton and Nancy Whitley (Carroll).

A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the Hopkins Family Cemetery of Nashville.

Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1052 S. First St., Nashville, is honored to be caring for the Hopkins family. Words of comfort may be shared at 

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