POPE, DAVID O.

David O. Pope, 71, of Arcanum, passed away at 1:33 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 at the Promise Hospital of The Villages in Florida.  Dave was born November 13, 1947 in Newark, and the son of the late Charles M. and Evelyn (Frankenberry) Pope.

He was a partner of TXI Corporation of Greenville and a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Marine Corp.  He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed fishing and playing golf and spending time with his family, particularly his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an infant daughter Meghan.

Dave is survived by his wife Imelda A. (Wilder) Pope of Arcanum.  They were married Feb. 20, 1971; also son and daughter-in-law Chris and Tiffany Pope of Greenville; grandchildren Carson, Callie and Charlie all of Greenville; sister Dian Johnson of Newark, as well as a nephew Eric (Lori) Johnson and a niece Amy Johnson.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 233 West Third St., Greenville, with Father John R. White as celebrant. Burial with full Military Honors by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard will follow in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Monday from 5-7 p.m. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville.

In lieu of flowers the family would like Memorial Contributions be given to the St. Mary’s Catholic School of Greenville.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.

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