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“Best goalie in town. Prayers for the family!!! Everyone liked Aaron on the hockey team. He was the one guy that everyone got along with. Will be very...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Logan Franke - Fort Wayne, IN

“Aaron was the biggest goober. He brought a smile to my face so many times. So many memories with him: from bible bowl to kids camps to family camps...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Becky Peters - Fort wayne, IN

“Christine ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Christine Lehman - IN - Coworker

“Gina and Terry, you and your family are in our hearts and prayers. So sorry for your loss. In Christian Love, Don & Jan Hatton ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss. The Marker family. Noelle wanted me to send you prayers as well. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Scott Marker - Wakarusa, IN

“Terry, Gena, Alissa, Graham, Emerald & Paisley, Our hearts are so very heavy and sad! Aaron was so funny & compassionate. Tom & I have said many...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Sonja Drew - Clinton, AR

“Aaron was so talented and passionate about his cooking, he was a great chef. He will be truly missed by many. I will miss that great smile he always...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Marilyn Carunchia - Auburn, IN

“We have such fond memories of Sam and Aaron in goal. Aaron treated her with kindness and respect when many around him did not. A testament to his...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Lee Giambruno-Fuge - TX

“I was a teammate of Aaron my freshman year on Leo. He was an outstanding goalie and teammate. He was also always very kind and an even better person...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Austin Bolinger - Fort Wayne, IN

“In a time in my life when others were so unkind to me, Aaron was always a friend. I'll forever cherish his kindness. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Samantha Giambruno-Fuge - TX

“Gena and family, sending prayers of comfort for you during this difficult time. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Diana Diven - Columbia City, IN

“We cannot know the pain that you all are experiencing. We are so sorry for the loss of your son. Praying continually for everyone, especially, Terry...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: William/Johnnie Moore - IN

“Mr. and Mrs. Hopkins, I'm so sorry about your loss. It's been years since I seen Aaron but I went to Roanoke Elementary School with him. He was a...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Emma Beal - Huntington, IN

“To the Hopkins family.You have my deepest sympathy . I'm so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with you at this time of sorrow and be...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: CW

“Terry and Gena, Deb and I are so sorry to hear of your loss of Aaron. Praying for you at this difficult time and with deepest sympathy. Richard and...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Richard Morris - Roanoke, IN

“Gena and family, I have no words, for I know your pain.I am so so so sorry for all. When a tragedy like this happens, the pain is breathtaking and to...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Taffie - Hoagland, IN - coworker

“We enjoyed watching him play goalie...our son, ben was on one of his teams. Our deepest sympathy. God will carry you through, just ask & believe. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Jack & barbara Delong - Friend

“so sorry to hear of the loss of Aaron. once a hockey family always a hockey family, much love and prayers to you! ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Thomas - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our hearts and prayers are with you all. He was one of our boys, and will always be remembered. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Paula and Peter Tarnowski - IN

“Love,peace and prayers Gena for you and your family. Love! Lynn Amorino and family. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Lynn Amorino - Howell, MI

Aaron Bracken Hopkins of Roanoke, IN, 25, passed away February 19, 2018. He was born October 11, 1992, the son of Terry and Gena Hopkins. A 2011 graduate of Huntington North High School, he obtained his Associates Degree from International Business College in 2017. Aaron loved the outdoors, the ocean, the mountains, the woods and foraging for mushrooms of many varieties. When he was younger he enjoyed going on camping trips. Hunting especially for pheasants was one of his favorite annual traditions. Music was a passion of Aaron's, and he enjoyed playing a variety of string instruments. Aaron began playing hockey when he was 7 and played through High School as a goalie. He earned four Varsity letters from four different High Schools (Northside, New Haven, and Leo) for Hockey and Huntington North for soccer, even though he only attended Huntington North High School. Aaron was lucky enough to work in what he loved, which was cooking. He was a chef at Sycamore Hills Country Club. He enjoyed experimenting in the kitchen and would sample his creations on his family. Aaron loved his family and close friends. His kind and caring heart will be especially missed by those close to him. He is survived by his parents Terry and Gena Hopkins; siblings, Alissa (Hopkins) Penney, and Graham (Emerald) Hopkins; fiancé, Rebecca Moore; nieces, Lillyan Wegmann, and Paisley Hopkins; and grandparents Gary and Marilyn Thompson. Aaron was preceded in death by his grandparents; Ernest "Lee" and Wilma Hopkins. Visitation will take place from 2-4pm and 6-8pm on Friday, February 23, 2018 at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls 8325 Covington Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46804. Visitation will also take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 1-2pm. Private family funeral to be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodburn Children's Home.