Robert “Bob” George Hopkins Sr. 83 of Denver, NC passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on December 17, 2017. Bob was born August 20, 1934 in Pageton, WV to the late George and Hazel Kirk Hopkins. Bob is survived by his lovely wife of 61 years, Margaret, three sons Jerry Allen Hopkins (Valerie) of Denver, Robert George Hopkins, Jr. (Melinda) of Charlotte, Michael Lee Hopkins (Debbie) of Denver, and multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bob was a dedicated husband, father and generous friend to all. Bob served in the US Army 24 years and retired as Chief Warrant Officer W2. Bob retired from the US Army and settled in the Charlotte area where he owned and operated restaurants for over 20 years. Family will receive guests Thursday, December 21, 2017 between 1-2pm at Good Samaritan Funeral Home, 3362 North Highway 16, Denver, NC. Service will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery 2858 E. Highway 150, Lincolnton, NC with military honors. In lieu of flowers the family request donations made to Hospice of Lincoln County.