William Floyd Hopman

January 11, 2011

Hopman.William.Floyd_Photo RESIZEDThe three F’s were very important to Bill Hopman: Family, firefighting and flying. Bill served the Quincy Fire Department for 14 years and was promoted to captain in 2010. He was a mentor to new firefighters, taking great pride in their success at mastering skills. He was also Captain Fix-it, able to fix whatever was broken at the station. Off duty, he piloted a Learjet 35 all over the U.S. for a drag racing team. He died of a heart attack after fighting a chimney fire. His son Robert continues in his footsteps as a firefighter for Quincy Fire Department

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