SPRINGFIELD, Va. - Thomas A. Popa, 62, of Springfield, Va., formerly of Hubbard, died Monday Dec. 23, 2013 at Sharon Regional Health System.
Thomas was born Aug. 8, 1951, in Youngstown, a son of Albert T. and Violet J. Vargo Popa.
Thomas was a veteran of the U.S. Army for 20 years, and was a military historian for the United States Army Center for Military History in Washington, D.C.
Survivors include his wife, the former Betty Muir; his son, Matthew of Springfield, Va; his stepdaughter, Alicia Keller of Kansas; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; his father, Albert T. Popa of Masury; and a sister, Diane Rankin of Masury.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Friends my call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home.
Thomas will be laid to rest in Hubbard Union Cemetery.