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Robert Lewis Pope, 81, of Garrison, KY, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017, at his residence with his family by his side.
He was born in Carter County, KY, May 28, 1936, a son of the late James and Hattie McDowell Pope. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Shelby Royster Pope who passed away June 8, 2000; one son, Christopher Clay Pope; one brother, James Pope; two sisters, Myrtle Wilburn and Lorroine Weller.
Surviving are his wife, Eliza Wilburn Pope; four sons, James Robert Pope, Arthur (Joyce) Pope, Keith (Debra) Pope and Brian (Vonnie) Pope all of South Shore, KY; three stepdaughters, Angie (Jim) Byrd of Wheatland, WY, Linda (Carl) Madden of Garrison, and Sinda (Gary) Lewis of Olive Hill, KY; three brothers, Donald Pope, Gary Pope both of Grayson, KY, and Charles Pope of Garrison; five sisters, Gladys Wilburn, Mary Carper, Faye Harlow all of Grayson, Christine Bolland of OH, and Donna Utley of Winchester, KY. Robert also leaves behind 21 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several other family and friends who will sadly miss him.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore, KY, with Pastor Gary Vaughn and Pastor Roy Runyon officiating. Burial will follow at Grizzell Cemetery in Greenup, KY.
Friends may call at the Roberson Funeral Home Tuesday, November 14, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until the service hour on Wednesday.
Condolences can be left for the family and friends at robersonfuneral.com.
Published on November 13, 2017
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