James Leroy “Popeye” Saylor, 90, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming.
He was born February 19, 1931 in Sutter, California.
He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy and served during the Korean War.
After his time in the service, he married Eileen Marshall in San Francisco, CA.
He was a professional truck driver for over 45 years, a profession he loved., where he learned thousands of jokes and was always willing to share them.
Survivors include his daughters Deborah Doak and husband Dennis, Lela Henderson and husband Charles; sons James Saylor Jr., Timothy Saylor; several grandchildren including Jennifer Antle and husband Dan, Brandy Gutierrez and husband Jason; as well as several great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Eileen Saylor and his son Daniel Saylor.
Inurnment with military honors will be held at 11:00 am, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.
Condolences may be left at www.foxfh.com.