Samuel Allen Hopkins Jr., 53, of Beaumont, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at Methodist Hospital in Houston. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 2, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with burial following at Antioch Cemetery in Buna. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Born in Orange on Aug. 8, 1956, Sam was the son of Rachel Lou (Perry) Hopkins and Samuel Allen Hopkins Sr. He was a registered nurse and had worked at Christus Hospital St. Mary in Port Arthur. Sam loved to fish, travel and take cruises.

Preceded in death by his parents, Sam is survived by his sister, Martha Havens of Orange; nephews and nieces, Chad and Rachal Havens, Sarah and Sean Wimberley; great-nieces and -nephew, Faith and Emily Havens and Alex Wimberley; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.