Charles E. Hopton, age 83, of Wickliffe, passed away November 13, 2019. He was born on January 30, 1936 in Carmichaels, PA.
Charles was the founder and owner of Fibeco, Inc. for over 30 years, a member of Fellowship United Church of Christ and a longtime member of Wickliffe Youth Football and Baseball Leagues as well as the Athletic Boosters.
Charles loved sports and was a huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He was an avid gardener, loved watching his grandkids play sports for which he had no time for anything else when it came to them, a kind soul whose generosity impacted many lives in the community. But most of all, his family was the most important piece of his life.
Charles was the beloved husband of Phyllis (nee Brewer) for 60 years; dearest father of Mark (Karrie), John (Diane), Matt (Mary) and Kelly (Joseph) Pfundstein; devoted grandfather of Jessica Hopton, Megan (Matt) Piazza, Samantha Hopton, Emily Hopton, Sarah Hopton, Katelyn Hopton, Zachary Hopton, Kaelyn Hopton, Gretchen and Emma Pfundstein and great grandfather of Bode Piazza; dear brother of Kathleen; dear uncle to many nieces and nephews; dear friend to many.
He was preceded in death by his parents Earl and Dorothy (nee McNatt) and his brother Randy.
A Funeral Service will be held at The Orlando-Donsante-Previte Funeral Home 29550 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe on Friday November 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. where the family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until time of service. Burial will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Charles’ memory to a charity of your choice.
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