Rick “Hop” Hopkins, 46, of Belfast passed away April 11, 2019, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born Oct. 16, 1972, in Belfast. Rick fought a courageous battle with cancer. He always kept a positive outlook and wanted to keep people smiling.

Rick has worked for Bank of America for 19 years. He was a die hard sports fan, following the Boston Red Sox, the Dallas Cowboys and all UMaine teams. He and his father would yearly attend the state of Maine High School Basketball Tournaments and he enjoyed bowling, camping, singing karaoke and riding around with his friends.

Rick was predeceased by his mother, Beth Hopkins.

Surviving are his daughters, Aaliyah Hopkins and Kassandra Hopkins; his father Barry Hopkins; his siblings, Missy Hopkins Turner and her husband Jamie, and Mike Hopkins and his fiancé Danielle; his many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, including his dear friends, Rick “Pom” Pomeroy, Jeff Mosher, Jake Boyle, Tony Runci, Dave Watt and Tammy and Rick Salisbury.

Visitation hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rick’s name to Belfast Oncology. Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com.