Bobby Joe Pope
A graveside service for Bob- by Joe Pope, age 66, of Hebron, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, at the Vinton Memorial Cemetery, Vinton, Ohio.
Mr. Pope died March 27, 2011, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born June 11,1944, in Esco, Kentucky to the late John Pope and Geneva (Bartley) Pope-Wells.
Mr. Pope retired from Arvin Meritor in 1998. He was a member of the Zanesville Church of Christ and was a car enthusiast.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Rosemary E. (Harless) Pope; children, Rita (Rick) Ashburn and Lori Lambert all of Newark, Lacey Pope and Austin Pope both of Hebron; grandchildren, Terrance Ashburn, Tessica (David) Miller, Trenton Ashburn, Turner Ashburn, Misty Lambert and Cody Lambert; four greatgrandchildren, Serenity Miller, Destiny Miller, David Miller and Atreyu Van Alst; brothers, Arnold (Donna) Pope of Newark and Johnny Pope of Gallipolis; sister, Nancy (William) Johnson of Newark; step-brother, Larry Wells of Loretta, South Carolina; and step-sister, Cary (Robert) Harless of Vinton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, James Wells; son, Bobby Joe Pope, Jr.; and brothers, Leroy Pope and Bobby Wayne Pope.
Please visit www.hendersonvanatta.com to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the Pope family.