John Sanford Popek Sr. was born January 25th, 1944 and went home to the arms of Jesus on July 10th, 2019. He was proceeded in death by his parents Robert Popek and Evelyn Badgley Popek.

He is survived by his siblings, one sister Robin Jones of Caseyville, Illinois and one brother, Dennis Popek of Illinois.

He is survived by 9 children: sons Tony Popek of Oregon, John Sanford Jr of Illinois, Eric Wayne of Illinois, Jason Scott of Illinois, John Nicholas of Illinois, and daughters Eugenia Reeves of Illinois, Angela Gee of Louisiana, Shellie Julian of Arizona and Denise Johnson of Arizona.

He was a happy Grandfather of 18 Grandchildren and Great Grandfather of 12 Great Grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that any donations be made to Sierra Springs Church in memory of John Popek, 8477 E Hereford Rd, Hereford, AZ 85615.,

He was loved by all and will be missed dearly. He is finally at rest with his Lord and Savior, Jesus.