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Maurice Poppenheimer

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Maurice Poppenheimer


Maurice Poppenheimer, Jr., 85, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at his home. He was the only child of the late Maurice Poppenheimer, Sr. and the late Romie Bowen Poppenheimer. A lifelong Memphian, Mr. Poppenheimer graduated from Memphis Tech High School in 1950 and attended Memphis State College. A decorated veteran, he served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. After his tour, he returned to Memphis where he entered mortgage banking and, ultimately, had a successful career in real estate investing. Mr. Poppenheimer was a devoted member of the Unity Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite. In recent years, he enjoyed retirement and the camaraderie of close friends. Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20 at the Memphis Funeral Home with a 2 p.m. service to follow. Memorials may be sent to Central Christian Church, 531 McLean Blvd, Memphis, TN 38104 and Unity Masonic Lodge No. 95, 642 Colonial Road, Memphis, TN 38117-5133. Online condolences and floral tributes may be made by visiting
Published in The Commercial Appeal from June 18 to June 19, 2017
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