Robert Thomas “Tad” Poppell Jr.

Robert Thomas “Tad” Poppell Jr.

Robert Thomas “Tad” Poppell, Jr., 52, of Darien, departed this life Saturday, November 23, 2019 at SGHS Brunswick.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Darien Church of God with Reverends Tommy Whaley and Danny Stilwell officiating. Interment will follow in McIntosh Family Cemetery, with Roger Blakesmith, Gage Browning, Travis Poppell, Alex Browning, Jodee Middleton, Craig Chambers and Mike Ward serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers will be M & L Logging Company Associates and Seaboard Construction Associates.

Born January 20, 1967 in Brunswick to Robert Thomas Poppell Sr., and Shirley H. Scott, he was a lifelong resident of McIntosh County.  Mr. Poppell was a 1985 graduate of McIntosh County Academy, and attended Darien Church of God.  He was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed boating and camping. He was self-employed with Roberts Trucking Company.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Carla H. Poppell; a son, Blake Thomas Poppell; his mother, Shirley H. Scott and husband Virgil; father Robert T. Poppell, Sr. and wife Donna, all of Darien; three sisters, Brittany Poppell of Darien, Beverly Scott of Crescent, and Elaine Scott of Gordon, GA; three brothers, Jeffrey Poppell and wife Kathy of Townsend, Chris Scott and wife Angela of Brantley County, and Jamie Scott and wife Heather of Colorado; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday morning, November 27, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Darien Church of God. Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

(Family-placed obituary)