Joseph Ross Popejoy, 22, of New Orleans, Louisiana, formerly of Eudora, died April 30, 2021.

He was born on September 2, 1998 in Lake Village to his parents, James Everett Popejoy Jr. and Kelly Gladney Popejoy.

Joseph had a passion for music and enjoyed spending time playing the guitar.

He is survived by his parents; a brother, J.P. Popejoy (Chelsea) of Log Cabin, Louisiana; his maternal grandmother, Marion Gladney of Eudora; one aunt, Lisa Wiltcher (John) of Leland, Mississippi; one special cousin, John Henry Wilcher III; his half-sister, Kristen Suber of Lake Village; and a host of cousins, friends, and other family members.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.