Norman Hopkins passed on October 22, 2021. He was 46.
Norman was born September 12, 1975 to Norman Douglas Willis and Rita R. Hopkins in Youngstown, Ohio.
He was a graduate of South High School and was most recently, a cook at Chili’s.
Norman enjoyed detailing cars, anime, including “Dragon Ball Z”, X-Box and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
But most of all, he enjoyed being with his family
Norman leaves behind to cherish his memory, wife Sparkle Taltoan of Youngstown; sons Troy Blackmon, Trey Blackmon, Norman Hopkins Jr.,Malachi Woodall, Josiah Dawson, all of Youngstown Ohio; daughters Sharlynn Hopkins, Sherese Hopkins, Spirit Hopkins, Sparkle Hopkins, all of Youngstown, Ohio; brother, Markies Hopkins of Youngstown Ohio; sister, Precious Jackson of Youngstown, Ohio; mother, Rita Hopkins of Youngstown Ohio; grandmother, Dorothy Hopkins of Youngstown Ohio; Aunts Lady Bell (Rayfield) of Youngstown Ohio and Betty Traylor of Youngstown Ohio, Dorothy Joy of Youngstown Ohio; Uncles, Anthony Willis of Florida, Daryl Willis of Arizona , James Joy of Youngstown Ohio, William Lee Hopkins Jr. of Youngstown Ohio; special friend, Deshea McElroy of New Castle, Pennsylvania; Best friends Ronald Hathman of Orlando Florida and Michael Douglas of Youngstown Ohio; and a host of grandchildren.
Norman is preceded in death by his father Norman Willis; daughter, Shaquala Hopkins; brother, Anthony Hopkins, aka: “Taboo”; uncle,Keith Hopkins; grandfathers Charles Willis and William Lee Hopkins; uncle, Charles “Chucky” Willis Jr.; cousin, Anthony Anderson; and Francis Ann Warren.
Services will take place 1:00pm, Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Augustine Funeral Home, 75 E. Midlothian Blvd. Youngstown, Ohio, 44507 (234) 254-8403.
Friends may call at 12:00pm.
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