Ronald Lowell Popejoy

Last Updated on September 1, 2015 by cassnetwork

popejoyRonald Lowell Popejoy, 69, of Logansport, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Sunday, August 30, 2015, in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Kokomo.

Born February 1, 1946, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Russell Lowell and Nola Pearl (Yergin) Popejoy.

On January 11, 1980, in Logansport, he married Teresa (Anderson) Popejoy, who survives.

A 1964 graduate of Royal Center High School, Ron attended Purdue University.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Ron owned and operated Popejoy Poultry of Lafayette, raising and processing poultry for commercial use.  His largest customer was Purdue University.  Ron was a longtime school bus driver for the Logansport Community School Corporation.  His greatest joy was being the bus driver for the Berries Cheerleading squad.

Ron was a member of First United Methodist Church.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post 60, Logansport’s Tipton Masonic Lodge No. 33 and the Logansport Shrine Club.

Surviving with his wife are one son, Tony Popejoy of Indianapolis; one daughter-in-law, Amanda Dillon of Logansport; three grandchildren, Alex Jones, Elana Popejoy and Leila

Popejoy; three brothers, Jim (Jenny) Popejoy of Lafayette, Larry (Karla) Popejoy and David Popejoy, all of Logansport; one sister Connie VanDyne of Logansport; his mother-in-law Shirley Anderson of Logansport; his father-in-law Jack (Donna) Anderson of Logansport; three half-sisters; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Jonathon Popejoy.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Ron Popejoy will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Fisher Funeral Chapel with Rev. Don Cline officiating.

Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cause for Paws.

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