Robert M. Hopkins, 78 of Scenery Hill, PA died Tuesday, December 18, 2012 in the Washington Hospital. He was born August 3, 1934 in Greene Co. a son of the late William L. and Nellie Conklin Hopkins. Mr. Hopkins was previously employed as an electrician and was a member of Electrical Construction Local #126. He later became a coal miner, working in the former Bethlehem Mines #60 of Eighty Four, PA and also Consol Energy. He retired in 1994 after 20 years of service as a coal miner. He enjoyed horses and horseback riding, farming, hunting, motorcycling and coon hunting and was a member of the Keystone Coon Hunters. On February 24, 1962 he married Naomi J. Millikin Hopkins who survives. Surviving in addition to his wife is a son, Randy M. Hopkins (Donna) of Scenery Hill; two daughters, Pamela J. Lindley (Jim) of Scenery Hill and Tracey L. Belmont (Matt) of Fredericktown; eight grandchildren, Brandy and Haley Hopkins, Leah, J.R. and Nora Lindley, Colton, Shane and Hannah Belmont; three brothers, William S. Hopkins (Mary) of Waynesburg, PA, John C. Hopkins (Charlotte) of East Earl, PA and David L. Hopkins of Waynesburg, PA; two sisters, Lillian Ulrich of Waynesburg, PA and Hazel Hadrich of The Colony, TX and several nieces and nephews. Deceased in addition to his parents are two brothers, Dennis M. Hopkins and Wallace Hopkins who died in infancy; three sisters, Aldine Sanders, Evalina Malgram and Eleanor Saggis.
Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Friday in the John B. Greenlee Funeral Home, 2830 Main Street, Beallsville, PA where services will be held Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow in Greene Co. Memorial Park, Waynesburg, PA.