Chester, Illinois: Poopdeck Pappy

The 2013 statue in Chester's once-a-year salute to Popeye's lead characters and supporting cast. Poopdeck Pappy was Popeye's stubble-faced dad.
Address:
3402 Bodes Lane, Chester, IL
Directions:
Northwest edge of town. From downtown (State St.) turn west onto Hwy 3/Holmes St. Drive a little over 1.5 miles. You'll see an open area on the right with some high light poles (for a baseball diamond) and a parking lot. Turn right onto Bodes Lane. You'll see the statue on the right.
Admission:
Free
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Poopdeck Pappy.

Poopdeck Pappy

Popeye's father Poopdeck Pappy is at the Cohen Complex, a sports area in Chester.

[Steven Emmons, 08/05/2014]

Poopdeck Pappy, Popeye's stubble-faced dad, grasps the wheel of his ship in this sculpture unveiled in 2013.

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