Famous YouTuber Steph Pappas’s dad John Pappas tragically passed away at around 11 pm on Sunday in Jackson Township, Ohio. According to the reports of TMZ, John was killed by a drunk driver in Ohio in an accident. At the time of the accident, John was with his wife Kristine Pappas who was also injured. Moreover, their family dog Cookie was also killed in the accident.
According to local authorities, a driver who was heading west when he drove into the Pappas’ car in the adjacent lane injured both parents. The Pappas’ automobile was sideswiped by the driver, resulting in their collision. John perished from his wounds and passed away at the site, but Kristine was taken to a nearby hospital for emergency care at Mercy Medical Center. As of the time of writing, nothing is known about her present health.
Police are looking into whether drinking or drugs may have contributed to the collision but have not yet made any arrests. Learn more about John here.
Steph Pappas Dad, John Pappas Cause Of Death
Steph took to YouTube to say goodbye to her father. She posted a video titled Rest In Peace Dad. She speaks to her fans saying that before she announced it the news of her dad’s accident has been circulated. Steph wanted to say something because her dad had a prominent place on her YouTube channel and he was her “best friend, and best dad anyone could ever ask for”.
Her parents had come over to their place. She stated that they had dinner together, watched YouTube videos, and had booked tickets to see a movie they had wanted to see. Two minutes after they left she received a call from her mother regarding the accident and her father’s passing.
According to Steph, John’s last words to his wife were “Oh my god! what is this guy doing?” She said the guy was drinking and was on drugs but the results are pending. The drunk driver was ok. Police say a 27-year-old North Canton man was driving a 2014 Chevy Silverado westbound when he traveled left of the center line and struck a 2017 Toyota.
Steph said that she feels broken and confused and asks herself “why did this happen to my family?”
Fans have paid tribute to her dad in the comment section. One fan wrote, “This world truly is cruel. Kind people are taken away out of nowhere for someone else’s recklessness. I hope you and your mom both find peace of mind and love for your dad in everything you do, he’s still watching out for you.”
Another fan added, “Your relationship with your dad is so wholesome. Remember he is so proud of you always. ️” Likewise, another commented, “I’m not an emotional man, but I couldn’t help but shed a tear throughout this video – my heart breaks for you and I hope you are able to recover and process from this absolute tragedy. May your dad rest in peace.”
John Pappas Wife And Kids
John Pappas married his wife Kristine Pappas on 4 December 1993. They were married for 28 years at the time of this death. Kristine, currently 52 years old (in 2022), is a 1988 graduate of Normandy High School. She is the daughter of Raymond and Marilyn Hudiak. She has four siblings; Ken, Karen Morrow, Kathy Emch (David), and Kevin (Karolyn).
His most recent post on his social was on 4 September when he posted a selfie of himself and his wife in front of the Washington monument.
John was a family man and he loved posting pictures of his dog and his beautiful wife. On 4 December 2020, on their 27th wedding anniversary, John posted, “Still smiling 27 years later. #happyanniversary 🥰.” On Father’s Day 2020, John posted a picture of himself with his two kids and wrote, “my kids. Happy Father’s Day!”
Nick, their oldest of two children, was born on 22 September 1997. He is currently 24 years old. Kent has been working as iOS Engineering Instructor at CodePath, iOS Engineer at Drizly, and is a co-founder of untitld. He graduated from Kent State University in 2019 with a BS degree in Computer Science. He completed high school at Hoover High School.
Meanwhile, Steph was born on 14 July 2000. She had previously created her YouTube channel at the age of 9.
John Pappas Age At The Time Of His Death
At the time of his death, John Pappas was 53 years old. He was born on 16 March 1969.
Was John Pappas On Instagram And Facebook?
Yes, John Pappas was on Instagram (@thepapapappas) and Facebook (@johnpappas87).
John Pappas Job
John Pappas was working as a director of Technical Operations at DRB Systems, LLC since January 2020. Before that he worked as Director, Software Maintenance & Support for North America at Diebold Nixdorf for two years from 2018 to 2020.
John spent over 25 years at Diebold working in various roles such as Sr. Operations Manager, Engineer Team Leader Professional Services, Professional Services Manager, and Director of Professional Services among others.
Talking about his education, John graduated from Normandy High School in 1987. Then he earned his Associate’s in Electronic Engineering Technology from the National Technology Institute. He had also attended Cleveland State University.
Where Was John Pappas From?
John Pappas was born in Crete, Greece. When he was 2 months old, they moved to the United States where he grew up in Lakewood and Seven Hills. At the time of his death, he was based in North Canton, Ohio.
Who Were John Pappas Parents?
John Pappas was born to his parents Theodore and Ermioni Pappas. He had three siblings; Matt (Jen) Pappas, Maria Pappas, and Marko (Rachel) Pappas, and seven nieces and nephews.
Is There An Obituary For John Pappas?
Yes, there is an obituary for John Pappas that you can find here.