Whitney J. “Chip” Hopkins, 49, of Brewster, died June 30, 2017.

Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to noon July 5 the Beecher Funeral Home in Brewster, where a funeral service will be held at noon, followed by burial in the Brewster Rural Cemetary. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice or Music Boosters, c/o Missy Blauvelt, Penn Yan Academy, 305 Court St., Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527.

Chip was born in Canandaigua Aug. 3, 1967 to Jordan and Carolyn Hopkins of Bluff Point. He spent his school years in Penn Yan schools, graduating in 1986 from Penn Yan Academy, where he was active in music programs and drama productions. He graduated from Hartwick College, earned his Masters in Education, and eventually became a teacher in Mahopac. Previously, he worked for various cellular service companies from their inception.

He is survived by his children, Jordan, Brendan, and Samantha; his parents, and his sister, Minda.