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West Orange Times & Observer Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021 5 months ago

Obituary: Dana Howard Hopkins

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Mr. Hopkins, 64, of Ocoee, died July 27, 2021.
by: Amy Quesinberry Community Editor

Mr. Dana Howard Hopkins, 64, of Ocoee, Florida, passed away peacefully July 27, 2021. Born in Weirton, West Virginia, Dana was the son of Durward “Hoppy” Hopkins, Helen and Edward “Whitey” Schweickert.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Hopkins; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Tammy Hopkins; daughter and son-in-law, Meghan and Chris Casteel; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Dustin and Monica Weber and Chris and Chelsea Weber; brother, Joe Schweickert; sister and brother-in-law, Kelly and Chick Metcalf. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Cody Shackelford, Bryce Casteel, Colton and Connor Weber, and Eliana Benshoof. Survivors also include his aunt, uncle, cousins, nephew and many dear friends.

Dana is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Kathy Stephens.

He worked at Duke Energy for 40 years. He enjoyed hunting, car shows and spending time with his grandsons. He worked hard, loved hard and was always trying to help anyone that needed it. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Advent Health Hospice in memory of Dana, AdventHealth.com/SupportHospice.

Celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at the Lakeshore Community Center, 125 N. Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee; (407) 877-5803. The dress code is casual attire; to honor Dana wear something red.

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