Ralph M. Hopkins

January 17, 1952 ~ December 21, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Ralph Hopkins Obituary

Ralph McCallum Hopkins, 71, of Red Lion, entered into the presence of the Lord on December 21, 2023. Precious in the eyes of the Lord is the death of his saints.  

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kathy Ray, and his daughters, Luci, Stephanie (Matthew), his son, Daniel (Jessica), his mother Lois, and beloved grandchildren, Cameron, Melody, Ezra and Zion.  He was predeceased by his daughter, Stacy, and his father, Joseph. 

Ralph graduated from the Stony Brook School in Long Island, NY and received his B.A. in Theology from Emmanuel Baptist University. Ralph was awarded his Master's of Divinity at Great Plains Baptist.  He served as a pastor and was very active in local food and nursing home ministries.  Ralph retired from MarquipWardUnited in Hunt Valley as a fine tolerance machinist. He was known for his caring, well written letters and postcards. Ralph enjoyed classical music, hiking in the great outdoors and sailing with family and friends. 

A time to visit with Ralph’s family will take place on Monday, January 8, 2024 at 10:00 am at Wagner-Elfner and Burg Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion. A memorial service will begin at 11:00 am with several members of his family officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

If you are not confident of your journey's end, he would encourage you.  "For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16.

The family wishes to express heartfelt gratitude to the dedicated staff at Pappus House for the wonderful care and support they provided to Ralph during the last few weeks. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ralph’s memory may be offered to: Pappus House, 66 Big Mount Road, Thomasville, PA 17364.

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