John Thomas Popp, Sr.
Norfolk - Norfolk-John Thomas Popp Sr. Age 87 passed away on Wednesday February 6, 2013 at Commonwealth Memory Center in Norfolk. Mr. Popp was born in Buffalo, NY. the son of the late Edna and John J. Popp.
He was a retired Veteran of the US Navy
serving his country proudly in WWII
, Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of Calvin Presbyterian Church and served as a deacon there. He was also a member of Kempsville Presbyterian Church. John was a member of the Sewell's Point Golf Association. He was also a member of Fleet Reserve Association Club 60. John was an avid golfer, gardener, and a wonderful dancer.
John is survived by his wife, Norma, and Sons, Robert John (Rita) Popp, of Roxboro, NC, John Thomas (Susan) Popp Jr. of Seminole, FL., Grandchildren Susan (Michael) Murray, Jessica (Aaron) Ostrander, Amanda Popp, and Melissa Popp. Great-grandchildren Matthew and Andrew Murray, Nataleigh Symes and Aubrey Ostrander.
John was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Sobocinski. A special thanks to Heartland Hospice and Commonwealth Memory Center and the caregivers who cared for John.
The family will receive friends on Sat. Feb. 9, 2013 from 1-2 p.m. at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home Tidewater Chapel. A funeral Service will be held following visitation at 2 p.m with Chaplain Dick Dinges officiating. Interment will follow at a later date in Albert G Horton Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Suffolk, VA. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hollomon-brown.com