Charles E. "Gene" Hopkins, 60, of Columbia, formerly of Vandalia, died at 3:52 a.m., Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Waters Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery with full military honors.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.