April 28, 1941 – November 24, 2021
ZEBULON – Bobby Ray Pope, 80, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 24th, 2021. He was born in Johnston County to the late Jack & Annie Turnage Pope. He worked as a Machinist at Kemp Furniture. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Carl Pope, Archie Pope, Willie Pope, Elsie O’Neal (J.P.), Audrey Arnold (Billy), Margie Mae Pope Allmon (Jerry), and Patsy Allmon (J. Lee).
Bobby is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Ann Patterson Pope, his son, Barry Gene Pope (Jennifer), daughter, Terry Ann Knight (Paul), brother, Roy Pope (Rose), grandchildren, Ashley Deans (Joe), Chris Pope (Amy), Alex Shugart, great-grandchildren, Colby Garrett Deans, Cameron Quinn Deans, and Noland Charles Deans.
Memorial Visitation will be held 7-8:30 PM, Thursday, December 2nd, 2021, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. Entombment, 11 am, Friday, December 3rd, 2021. Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, 809 W Gannon Ave, Zebulon.