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William Tavis Popham

October 21, 1983 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 40) 40 Years Old

William Popham Obituary

Mr. William Tavis Popham, 40, of Blackshear, passed away Saturday afternoon, February 3, 2024.

Born in Blackshear, GA on October 21, 1983, he lived in Pierce County most of his life.  Tavis served in the US Army and attended Wards Chapel Church.  An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.  Tavis also enjoyed traveling, history, music, and superhero movies.  He never met a stranger and would do anything he could for others. 

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bill & Joan Graham; and his paternal grandparents, Audrey & Jewell Popham.

Survivors include his parents, Reggie & Pam Graham Popham of Blackshear; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Michael & Loretta Jones of Hoboken and Chase & Simone Popham of Blackshear; his maternal great grandmother, Shirley Graham of Baxley; his aunts, Debbie McCullars of Blackshear, Terri (Teddy) Hobbs of Hilliard, Karen (Johnny) Thrift of Waycross, Deborah (Gary) Johnson of Folkston, Linda Bryant of St. Marys, and Julie Tyler of Valdosta; nieces and nephews, Bria (Brandon) Cox, Celicia Popham, and Rand Popham; special friends, Maura Hilton and Jennifer Rowell.

A memorial service for Tavis will be held Saturday morning, February 10, 2024, at 11:00 o’clock from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home chapel one hour prior to the service.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

Memorials may be made to any Disabled Veterans organization.

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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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February 10, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main St.
Blackshear, GA 31516

Memorial Service
February 10, 2024

11:00 AM
Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main St.
Blackshear, GA 31516


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