Kenneth Robert Popplewell was born February 2, 1928 to John (Buzz) and Hildred Popplewell in Pattonsburg Mo.  He passed with his children around him peacefully on January 14, 2023.  He Married Betty June Parks on March 31, 1949, in Albany, MO.  Together they had nine children, Robert, RoseAnn, Norma, Kathy, Mike, Judy, Larry, Jerry, and Brenda.

Kenny joined the Army March 1946 at Camp Lee, VA and returned home 1947. He worked in Logistics, Supply field.

Kenny had several careers, and his longest was with Ford Motor Company in 1964 and retired in July of 1991.  After this Kenny and Betty moved back to Gentry County where they enjoyed their life with their children and many grandchildren.

Kenny is preceded in death by his Wife, his parents, Mother and father-in-law Floyd and Pauline (Lupfer) Parks.  His son Robert Clark, His Daughters, Rose Ann Shipers, Norma Lee Crabtree, son-in-law Robert Shipers , brother-in-law Carl Ellis, Granddaughters Hilary Wynne Popplewell and Sydney Leigh Youngs.

Survivors are his sisters Wanda Pickerel (Bob), and Emily Ellis. Sister-in-law Mildred Daniel. His children Kathy Popplewell Kansas City, Micheal Popplewell (Nora) Kimberling City, Judy, Larry, Jerry (Barb), and Brenda all of Albany, MO. Son-in-law, Darral Crabtree, Pattonsburg, MO. 24 Grandchildren, and 55 Great grandchildren, 13 Great Great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM Wednesday, January 18 at the Roberson-Polley Chapel, Albany. Burial with Military Rites will be in the McFall Cemetery, McFall, MO. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday evening at the chapel. Friends may call anytime after 2:00 PM on Tuesday.

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