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Gary James Popp

November 24, 1939 — December 11, 2021

Crawfordsville

Gary J. Popp, age 82, of Crawfordsville passed away on December 11, 2021 at Franciscan Health Lafayette. Gary was born November 24, 1939 to James F. Popp and Esther E. (Sommers) Popp in Painesville. OH.

Gary is survived by son, Davey (Della) Popp; daughter, Terri (Kirk) Barrick; two brothers, Gail (Delores) Popp and Maynard Popp; long-time companion, Starla Carver; step-children, Brandon (Jamie) Brown, Caleb (Sara) Brown, Kyle Carver, and Cassie Carver; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 8 step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by father, James; mother, Esther; Step-mother, Helen Popp; brother, Frank J. Popp; two sons, Damon and James "Jimmy" Popp; and wife, Connie (Niece) Popp.

Gary was an avid Ohio State Fan. He enjoyed lottery tickets, mowing, and laughing. He looked forward to Sunday nights, he loved going to work. Gary worked at Penguin Random House for 7 years. His motto was "time to make the donuts." Gary served his county in the United States Army.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington Steet in Crawfordsville on Friday, December 17, 2021 from 2:00 pm until the time of funeral service at 4:00 pm with Pastor Vernon Dowell Officiating. The service will be lived-streamed and recorded and can be viewed on his obituary page. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.sandersfuneralcare.com.
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