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Donald E. Hopping

July 17th, 1943 – January 31st, 2024

Donald E. Hopping, 80, of Table Grove, IL, passed away at 1:20 pm on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at Prairie City Rehabilitation and Health Care in Prairie City, IL. He was born on July 17, 1943 in Moline, IL, the son of Clifford and Margaret (McCormick) Hopping.

Survivors include his two sister; Donna (and Jerry) VanOpdorp of Atkinson, IL and Ilene Bearce of Macomb, IL, two brothers; Leroy Hopping of Quincy, IL and Chuck Hopping of Industry, IL, and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Ronald and Gary Hopping, and one sister; Sue Taylor.

Donald loved to farm. He farmed for Bruketta’s in Table Grove since the 1960’s and really enjoyed working for them.

He was an avid fisherman. He also enjoyed mushroom hunting and playing cards with his family. He was known as a handyman who could fix about anything and a great guy to be around. He loved his dog, Danny.

A service will be held at 2:30 pm on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL. A visitation will take place from 1 to 2:30 pm before the service on Saturday. Cremation rites will be accorded after the service. Memorials may be made to the McDonough County Animal Shelter.


February 1st, 2024

Donny was such a good guy. I remember when he dated my grandma Mary. He was always so sweet and kind to everyone. He will surely be missed. So sorry

February 1st, 2024

I'm going to miss him he's like a uncle to me. He's been part of my family since I can remember. Rip uncle Don we will miss him. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

February 1st, 2024

Rip don u will be missed

February 1st, 2024

πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ•―οΈπŸ•―οΈπŸ•―οΈGood ol'Don!!! You will be def remember and missed dearly.... A lot my childhood memories was in Table Grove with Gma Betty! We ate what we caught on those long fish trips and fish Fry's the next day!!! πŸ’—πŸ™πŸ½Prayers for the family!

February 1st, 2024

I sure enjoyed going fishing ,and going riding around with Hop RIP My Friend

February 1st, 2024

Thankyou for all that you done for me Hop fishing,car rides RIP my friend Cindy Barfield

February 2nd, 2024

Donnie was a great guy and a great friend of the family and Will be very much missed I hope he knows that he was very much loved by many people and by myself too, Diana Riekeberg

February 2nd, 2024

RIP, Hopper.
You of a kind!

February 2nd, 2024

You were a hard worker and a friend to many. RIP old friend

February 7th, 2024

Don was a great guy. He would do anything to help friends. I am proud to say I was one of those friends.Erma Lawrence and Randy.