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Ralph Hopwood

July 27, 1923 July 3, 2017
Ralph Hopwood
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Obituary for Ralph Hopwood

Peoria- Ralph Hopwood, 93, of Peoria Heights, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 2:01 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.

Born July 27, 1923 in Peoria to Thomas and Frances Scannel Hopwood, he married Joann Templin November 10, 1956 in Peoria at St. Paul Episcopal Church. She passed on July 17, 2015. He was also preceded in death by three brothers; Joseph, Robert, and Glen and four sisters; Mary Jennings, Virginia Bowden, Bertha Fisher, and Betty Burdette.

Ralph is survived by one sister, Lois Hitt of Albuquerque, NM and numerous nieces and nephews.

Ralph was a proud member of the Navy Seabees, and served in WWII. He worked at the US Post Office until his retirement. He was an avid golfer, Cubs fan, and loved to travel.

Ralph was a member of the St. Paul Episcopal Church.

Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, July 7, 2017 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a one hour prior visitation. Larry Stark and Stephen Stark will be officiating. Burial will follow at Springdale Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

7

Jul

10:00 AM 7/7/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/7/2017 11:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

7

Jul

11:00 AM 7/7/2017 11:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Springdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

3014 N Prospect Rd
Peoria, IL 61603

3014 N Prospect Rd Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

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