Arthur "Jim" Popp died June 4, 2021 in Okemah at the age of 73. He was born April 22, 1948 to Arthur and Ida Popp in Mansfield, Ohio.
Jim married Patty Light Aug. 16, 1969 in Tulare, Calif. They later moved to Oregon and had two daughters. Because of his job they moved to Washington for four years and then back to Oregon. Jim began working as a mechanic before retiring in 2003. Jim and Patty moved to Oklahoma after buying property.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents and nephew Daniel Popp.
He is survived by his wife of the home; daughters Carrie Eblen of Weleetka and Christine (Ryan) Hill of Albany, Ore.; grandchildren: Ruth Ayers of Corvallis, Ore., Lael Ayers, Sam Ayers, and David Ayers of Albany, Jordan Eblen and Grace Eblen of Weleetka; siblings: Kathy (Mike) Stark of Lake Oswego, Ore., Roger (Terry) Popp of Moscow, ID, Renee Beulow of Arivaca, AZ; also a nephew and numerous nieces.
Special thanks to the staff of Colonial Park Manor and Traditions Hospice for their wonderful and compassionate care.
No services are planned at this time.