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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

C.W. "Billy" Hopper, Jr.

1936 - 2022

Waynesboro, Georgia

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Billy Hopper passed away on Friday, February 25, 2022.  He was a proud native of Waynesboro, Burke County, Georgia.  He was born on October 14, 1936, and was the only child of C.W. Hopper, Sr. and Mamie Harrell Hopper.

Mr. Hopper graduated from Waynesboro High School in 1954 and Davidson College in 1958.  He married the true love of his life, Marianne Bevan, on June 17, 1958.  Following the fulfillment of his military reserve obligations at the Pentagon, Billy...

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Tim Keadle

February 28, 2022 8:05 AM

While I never met Billy, I have known his son Bill III for 20 years  and he has many of the traits of Billy as outlined in the obituary: humble,loyal,temperate,perdicatable consistency and leader. May God comfort all the Hopper family at this tender time. Tim Keadle,Athens,Georgia.

Bill Baab

February 27, 2022 11:50 AM

Marianne, Frank Bevan and family: The Augusta Chronicle published Billy's obituary this morning. Please accept my sincere condolences. Bill Baab,, Augusta. 

Susie Barefield

February 27, 2022 10:51 AM

I am so sorry for your loss of "Mr." Billy. He was a true southern gentlemen. Heaven has gained an angel. My sincere condolences to the family.
Susie Barefield

Walker T. Norman

February 27, 2022 8:12 AM

So sorry to hear of the passing of Billy whom I have known for almost  four decades. I met Billy back in the early eighties when I was first elected Chairman, Board of Commissioners in Lincoln County.  I often called on him for advise. Billy Hopper was a good man. My prayers will be with his wife and family during this time . Walker T. Norman, Lincoln County.

Beverly T. Nelson

February 26, 2022 5:42 PM

Praying for peace and comfort for you all.

Gene and Beverly T. Nelson

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