Andrew Theodore Hopkins, 60, died in Claremont, NH, on April 26, 2019.
He was born in Norfolk, VA, on December 30, 1958. He was the first son of Theodore W. and Patricia (Papps) Hopkins.
Andy grew up in Claremont, graduating from Stevens High School in 1976 and later in life he received his master’s degree from Granite State College.
He was talented musician, playing in many local bands; he was a singer and composer; an historian and author, recently publishing a novel set in the Connecticut River Valley in 1765; a sports fan, supporting all New England teams; a devoted father to Isaiah; a loving son and brother; and a loyal friend.
He and Isaiah spent many hours together at the family cottage on the lake where he taught him how to sail.
Andy is survived by his parents, his son Isaiah, his brother Phil and
friend, Cheryl Lawton, many relatives and friends and his canine
There will be no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held in the West Claremont Burying Grounds on Saturday, May 4th at 1 PM with the Rev. Michael Boy of the Ascutney Union Church officiating.
Gifts may be made in Andy’s memory to David’s House, 461 MT Support Road, Lebanon, NH 03756; Lucy Mackenzie Human Society, P.O. Box 702, Brownsville, VT 05037 or the charity of one’s choice.
The Stringer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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