OBITUARY

Roy Preston Pope, Jr.

April 6, 1936March 17, 2017
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Roy Preston Pope, Jr., 80, a resident of Broadway passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Sentara-RMH Medical Center.

He was born on April 6, 1936 in Brandywine, WV and was the son of the late Roy Preston and Naomi May Swanger Pope.

Roy was a graduate of Augusta Military Academy and served in the US Army. He had been employed with Reynolds Metals and Branner Printing before retiring in June 2016. He was a member of New Hope Outreach Worship Center in Harrisonburg and enjoyed NASCAR racing, woodworking, refinishing furniture and chair caning.

On May 28, 1960 he married Doreen Harman Pope, who preceded him in death on May 28, 1995. On June 12, 2004 he married Wanda Rodgers Collins Pope, who survives.

Also surviving are a son, Mark E. Pope and companion, Penny of Bridgewater, two daughters, Mary Moyers Barb and husband, Nick, of Mathias, WV, and Shelly Biller of Harrisonburg; five grandchildren, Amy Davis, Erica Pope, Lauren, Lexi and Matt Biller; and a great-grandson, Cayden Davis; two step-daughters, Shelia Reedy and husband, Randy, and Patty Collins all of Broadway; five step-grandchildren, Brandon Reedy, Ashley Mundy and husband, Ashlee, Aaron Reedy and wife, Bethany, and Kimberly Williamson and husband, Justin, and Crystal Long; six step-great-grandchildren, Hayden and Kansas Mundy, Bryson and Parker Williamson, Hunter Long and Nevaeh Largent. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

The family will receive friends 5-7:00 pm, Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg. Friends may also call at the residence.

A graveside service will be held 1:00 pm, Monday, March 20, 2017 at Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandywine, WV, with Pastor Mike Reynolds officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Outreach Worship Center, 2226 Rawley Pike, Rockingham, VA 22802, in his memory.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 19, 2017

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, March 20, 2017

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Colleen Whiteford

March 20, 2017

Hey Wanda, You are in the thoughts and prayers of all of us at Appalachian PT. You both have been very special to us over the years, praying for comfort for you now.
Colleen & Bill Whiteford, the APT crew

Mary&Charles Christmas

March 18, 2017

Wanda and family you all are in our thoughts an prayers! Love&Hugs

Michael Fallin

March 18, 2017

Wanda, you and the family are in our prayers. May the Lord comfort you during your time of loss. Love and prayers, Pastor and Tina Fallin

Robert Bowman

March 18, 2017

I am so glad that I got the chance to meet Roy, I will never forget his warm smile and his firm handshake, New Hope will not quite be the same with out him. God bless the family and may God keep you and comfort you during this time of pain.

Bob & Tammy Bowman

Nick&Shirley Barb

March 18, 2017

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Cindy Ritchie

March 18, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

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