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“George was always a bright spot of my weekly visits to Orchard Park to see my mother-in-law. Always a smile, always happy to talk to you. I knew...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Steinhauer - Fresno, CA

“Dick and Mike, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. George was my Dad's 1st cousin. He was highly respected in our family. It...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“God Bless you Mr. Poplin. You were one of my favorite teachers at Kerman Hi business class. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Kathleen Herman Carlton - shelton, WA

“Mr. Poplin was my teacher at Kerman High school in 1955. He was a very nice man. We had no idea he was a hero in WW2. Thank you for your service! Mr....Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sharron Taylor-Paukert - Modesto, CA

“Mr. Poplin was my teacher at Kerman High and also did my taxes. I also used to stop & say hello to him at Orchard Park when I visited my aunt. I...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Cervelli - Fresno, CA

“George and Pearl were very close friends of my dad O.B. Johnson Sr. and my mom Bess Johnson from the time George and Pearl came to Fresno and became...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“You were a wonderful father-in-law and will be greatly missed! You WILL live forever in our hearts and mind!! ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Cathy Poplin - Phoenix, AZ

George was born on May 16, 1924 and passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018.

George was a resident of California at the time of passing.

In addition, at Fresno Christian School, George was honored at their Veteran's Day assembly and George received his "first standing ovation of my life." He was proud and blessed.

Three weeks later, he was drafted into the United States Army.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Lifeway Baptist Church, Lottie Moon Christmas Offering or the Gideons International, Gideons International Processing Center, P.O. Box 97251 Washington, DC 20090.