Norman Andrew Hopkins

September 12, 1975 ~ October 22, 2021 (age 46)


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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Funeral Service
October 30, 2021

12:00 PM
Augustine Funeral Home
75 E. Midlothian Blvd
Youngstown, OH 44507

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