Obituary of Carl Poppell
04/22/1928 - 01/18/2023
God answered his prayer. At almost 95 years old, our Daddy passed away peacefully in his sleep and joined our Mom, Jackie Able Poppell, the love his life in heaven. They were married almost 73 years when she passed away May 29, 2018.
In Daddy's early years, he trained and managed many talented boxers. He traveled far and wide for fighting matches. However, his main career was in pool tables, juke boxes, etc. He managed Seeburg for years prior to opening his own business, C.P. Amusements.
After Mom retired from Blue Cross-Blue Shield in 1982, Daddy sold C.P. Amusements and they began playing golf. They placed actively and at many difference golf courses for 25+ years.
He is survived by his children, Larry Poppell (Lisa), Augusta, GA., Rickey Poppell, Little River, SC, J. Gayle Poppell (Bob Harman), Cayce, SC, Pam Prather, Batesburg, SC. Also, Grandchildren, Bryan Stone, IV (Julie), Flagstaff, AZ, Julie Poppell (Carolyn Moores), West Columbia, SC, Lauren Poppell Brawley (Wil) Waxhaw, NC, Nichele Wood (Matt), Ladson, SC. Jarad Prather, Batesburg, SC< Christian Poppell, NCY, Johanna Valenzuela (Mark Galatas), Lexington, SC, John Paul Valenzuela, Lexington, SC. Also, Great Grandchildren, Emma Stone, Ian Stone, Bella Brawley, William Brawley, Brooks Brawley, Julian Wood, Greyson Wood, Annalisse Galatas, John Mark Galatas.
His final wishes were to have a private family gathering. If you wish to make a donation in his memory, please do so to Brookland United Methodist Church, 541 Meeting St, West Columbia, SC 29169. The Family thanks South Carolina Cremation Society for your kind assistance.
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