Donald Baxter Hoppes, Jr.

September 30, 1952 - January 16, 2011
Donald Baxter Hoppes, Jr.

Donald B. Hoppes Jr., born September 30,1952 in Hinesville, GA died January 16, 2011 in Wilmington NC.

Don was preceded in death by his father Donald B. Hoppes and mother Betty McDaniel Hoppes of Las Vegas,NV. grandfather Arthur F. Hoppes and grandmother M. Elizabeth Hoppes of Shelby, NC,

Surviving are his wife Wanjenell of Morganton, NC, his daughter Jessica McSwain of Wilmington, NC, his daughters Amanda Locklear of Vegas,NV, and Cody Watkins of Fayetteville, NC, son Isack Watkins of Morganton,NC, brother Art Hoppes and wife Camille of Las Vegas, NV, and 8 grandchidlren.

Don never meet a stranger. His family and friends were his world. He is now with the Lord, but his presence and love will remain in all the hearts of those that were fortunate enough to have know him. We have and will continue to love him past the stars.

A Memorial service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, January 22, 2011 at Wilimgton Funeral and Cermation

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  • January 21, 2011
    Downing Family says:
    Jessica, Derick, and babies. Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with you. Please let us know if there is anything that we can do for you during this very trying time.

  • January 20, 2011
    jessica mcswain says:
    Dad, You will be missed. You wer a wonderful afther and will remain in my heart forever. I love you. Rest in peace

  • January 20, 2011
    Richard Hoppes says:
    I am very thankful that I got to see you this summer, and play a game of chess with you. I love you Uncle Don. You will forever be in my thoughts and prayers.

  • January 20, 2011
    Holly Triliegi says:
    Don you were best friends with everyone and you are going to be greatly missed. I'm sorry I missed you at the reunion, but in my heart I know we will meet again. Say hi to my brother when you meet him with Our Lord. Rest In Peace My Dear Sweet Friend

  • January 31, 2011
    Rebecca Barner says:
    To Wanjie and family Don will be missed. Maggie Mae will miss her weekly visits with him on sundays. He always made our week begin on a happy note with a smile. We will keep the Hoppes family in our prayers. Rebecca,Rodrick, and Maggie Mae