1955 John "Jack" Hopkin obit
STANDAfiSD-EXAMlNER John P. Hopkin MORGAN — John Pennington Hopkin, 74, lifeling resident of Morgan County, died this morning at his home after an extended illness. Mr. Hopkin had been foreman of the Ideal Cement Co. in Devils Slide, retiring after 42 years of service. He was co-owner of the Hopkin Cafe in Morgan and for 15 years he and his wife operated a hotel in Devils Slide. As a young man he was city marshal for two years in Morgan and later served two terms as Morgan Ciunty sheriff. He was a member and elder in the LDS North Morgan Ward. He was born June 30, 1880, in Croyden, Morgan County, a son of John and Katherine Pennington Hopkin. On Nov. 27, 1902, he married Sarah Rawle in the LDS Salt Lake Temple. Surviving are his widow, ene son: John R. Hopkin, Morgan and one daughter: Mrs. Russell (LaNez) Carrigan, Morgan; 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters: William Hopkin, Salt Lake City; Leo Hopkin, Cowley, Wyo.; Mrs. Kate ,Ten_sen, Lovell, Wyo., and Mrs. Susie Johnson, Montana. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in the LDS Morgan Stake House, Bishop John L. Heiner of the North Morgan Ward officiating. Friends may call at the family home Thursda? night and Friday until 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in the South Morgan cemetery, directed by Lindquist and Sons Colonial Funeral Chapel, 3408 Washington Blvd. j !