Andy  Popson


Andy Popson passed away December 18, 2018 at Unity Point Des Moines Methodist from injuries sustained in a car accident.
Andy was born October 11, 1970 to John and Martha Popson in Chariton, Iowa.
He graduated from Knoxville High School in 1989 and attended Coe College. Andy attended the First Unitarian Church in Des Moines and was a member of the Carpenters Local Union #106. He enjoyed working with his hands and being outside. Andy was an animal lover and enjoyed participating in dog sports along with his wife. He was well read and had a philosophical soul. He had an immense passion for all types of music, a passion that he shared with his son. Andy was a true Pacifist. His family was the center of his universe. Andy will be fondly remembered as a modern day Renaissance Man.
Andy is survived by his soulmate and wife of 23 years, Suzanne Willis-Popson; son, Samson Popson; parents, John and Martha Popson; sisters, Audrey (Dr. Michael) Popson-Debije, Mary (Mike) Klein and Tina (Corey McIntosh) Popson; nephews and niece, Oskar Debije, Breanna Klein (Zach DeMoully) and Gavin Klein; father-in-law, Chuck (Leslie) Willis; brother-in-law, Rob Willis; half brothers-in-law, Chris and Courtney Willis; four dogs and several cats; and a host of extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Karla Willis; grandparents, John and Irene Popson and Harlan and Rose Plum; and his best friend, Tom Capps.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 1201 Woodland Drive in Knoxville, Iowa. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 29th at the First Unitarian Church, 1800 Bell Avenue in Des Moines.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family.
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