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In Memory of

Beauford Ray Hopkins

October 29, 1939 - September 8, 2017

Obituary


Beauford Ray Hopkins of Plano, Texas, born October 29, 1939 passed from this life September 8, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beauford served 30 years with Dallas Fire Department during which time he received an Honorable Discharge from The United States Army, and a degree in accounting from The University of North Texas in Denton. His career with the Dallas Fire Department raised him to the Rank of Battalion Chief prior to his retirement in 1990.

Beauford loved family and friends and was a tremendous handy-man. He greatly enjoyed hunting and fishing,...

Beauford Ray Hopkins of Plano, Texas, born October 29, 1939 passed from this life September 8, 2017 at the age of 77.

Beauford served 30 years with Dallas Fire Department during which time he received an Honorable Discharge from The United States Army, and a degree in accounting from The University of North Texas in Denton. His career with the Dallas Fire Department raised him to the Rank of Battalion Chief prior to his retirement in 1990.

Beauford loved family and friends and was a tremendous handy-man. He greatly enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as assisting others with whatever projects they may have.

Beauford was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Lucille Hopkins; his wife, Shirley Boren Hopkins; a brother, Mason and two sisters, Corena and Jane.

He is survived in life by his longtime life-companion, Shirley Wells; his aunt, Hazel Meredith; numerous cousins, in-laws, nieces, nephews, and a host of close friends.

Special thanks are offered to Christy keel and Brian Adams of Pathway Hospice , who provided tremendous care and compassion for Beauford at his home during the last months of life.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, September 11, 2017 at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, Texas 75225. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in The Firemen's Rest section of Hillcrest Memorial Park, 7405 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, Texas 75225.