Orrville — Rebecca M. Hopton , age 61, of Orrville, died Saturday, January 1, 2022, at Aultman Hospital in Canton, following a period of declining health due to Covid.
Rebecca was born on September 26, 1960, in Orrville, Ohio, to Gerald and Phyllis (Brown) Gower and married Guy Hopton on May 10, 1980, in Orrville. Guy survives.
She graduated from Smithville High School in 1979 and worked as a bookkeeper for Paradise Lawn Care for 25 + years.
She enjoyed planning many get together’s with family & friends, volunteered a lot in the community, loved animals, country music, enjoyed gardening in the yard, and what she loved most was spending time with her grand boys and spoiling them .
Surviving in addition to Guy, are two daughters, Crystal (C.J.) Handwerk of Orrville, and Amber Hopton of Orrville; grandchildren, Carter, Camden, and Cole Handwerk; two brothers, Keith (Gail) Gower of Denison, TX, and Jerry Gower of Orrville; sister, Kathy (David) Tyo of Apple Creek; and, many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends.
She was preceded in death by both parents, and step-father, Pete Perkins.
Cremation will take place and their will be a celebration of life at a later date and time.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to, Orrville Athletic Booster Club P.O. Box 341, Orrville, OH 44667 m.facebook.com/pages/category/
Community-Organization/ Orrville-Booster-Club- 110631234068596.