Obituary: Joseph Harper Hopkins

Obituary: Joseph Harper Hopkins

Joseph Harper Hopkins, Joey, age 22, of Marietta and a student of Georgia Institute of Technology, passed away May 10, 2016.

Joey was involved in a tragic accident while hiking on the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina. Joey died doing what he loved, with whom and where he loved.

Survivors include his parents, Gail & Jim Hopkins; his college sweetheart, Abigail Gardner; grandfather Walter Hopkins; aunts & uncles: Walt & Della Hopkins, Vic & Allison Fisher, Melissa & Gregg Flatt, John & Kim Fisher, Hedi & George Vinton, Ira Rosenshein, Gary Rosenshein & Barbara Lincoln.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, 799 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-0807. Sign online guest book at A graveside service will be held Sunday, May 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m. at Arlington Memorial Park.  Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999.

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