Bob Hopkins served as registrar for
R-MC from 1968-1995.
The Randolph-Macon College community mourns the loss of Robert “Bob” Lee Hopkins
Jr., who died November 10, 2012. Hopkins served as registrar of the college from
Hopkins was a graduate of Washington and Lee University and earned an MBA from Tulane
University. Prior to his arrival at R-MC, he served in the U.S. Navy and held positions
at Colonial Williamsburg and at Chatham Hall School.
“Bob was a tireless worker, friend of faculty and staff and fierce advocate for
students,” says R-MC Provost William T. Franz.
A member of St. James The Less Episcopal Church in Ashland, Virginia, Hopkins was
active in the parish as a vestry member, Junior and Senior Wardens and in Region
XI and the Diocese of Virginia. A memorial service will be held at St. James The
Less Episcopal Church at 2 p.m.
Hopkins is survived by his wife, Louise Gilliam Hopkins; their daughter, Louise
Fontaine Hopkins and her fiancé, Steven L. Crain; and their son, Robert Lee Hopkins
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m. at St. James
the Less Episcopal Church, 125 Beverly Road, Ashland, Virginia. Burial will be in
Stonewall Jackson Cemetery in Lexington, Virginia, also on Wednesday.
Memorial donations may be made to St. James the Less Episcopal Church, 125 Beverly
Road, Ashland, Virginia, 23005 or to Washington & Lee University, Lexington,