|Birth: ||Nov. 12, 1939|
|Death: ||Sep. 8, 2011|
Roy Jackson Pope, Jr.
Date Of Birth: November 12, 1939
Date Of Death: September 8, 2011
Service Date: September 13, 2011
Roy Jackson Pope, Jr., 71, of Bloomington,IN., passed away September 8, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Roy was born, November 12, 1939 in Bloomington to Roy Jackson Pope, Sr. and Retta (Voyles) Pope.
He graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelors degree. Roy was the owner of Affordable Computers in Ellettsville,IN. He also retired from RCA, National Guard and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Roy was a lifelong NRA member and competed in the Rifle and Pistol National tournaments.
Roy was an advocate for education and pursued the search for learning and knowledge throughout his life. He was an avid bird watcher and lover of the natural world. He believed in the value of the human spirit and was a vocal advocate for civil rights. His family and children want to express their gratitude for his part in making them the people who they have became and for giving his life and love to them.
He is survived by his wife Norma "Faye Baby" (Hawkins), children, James K. Pope Sr., Anthony G. Pope, Sr. and his wife Cynthia, Andrew J. Pope, Sr., Jodi L. Pope-Pfingston, Saretta F. Pope, Grandchildren, Shawna M. Clark and her husband Jeff, Heather L. Randolph and her husband Jason, Kaleb Pope and his wife Michelle, James K. Pope, Jr., Anthony G. Pope, Jr. and his wife Kara, Joshua M. Pope, MaKayla N. Pope, Andrew J. Pope, Jr., Olivia P. Pfingston, Iona P. Pfingston, Oliver P. Pfingston, Great-grandchildren Thomas Jefferson, Jackson James, Mariah Grace, and Valerie Ann. He is also survived by his siblings, Bill Pope, Louise Jones and many nieces and nephews.
Roy was preceded in death by his parents, Siblings, Wilma J. Stewart, Winona Alexander, and Orville Kenneth "Johnny" Bush.
Services will be at 2pm on Tuesday September 13, 2011 at the Allen Funeral Home 4155 S. Old State Road 37 Bloomington, IN. Visitation will be 4-8 Monday at the funeral home and visitation from 11-2 prior to services on Tuesday. Burial will follow at the Knightridge Cemetery.
The family welcomes floral arrangements, and for those who wish to, donations in Roy's memory can be made to Doctors Without Borders.
Allen Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Friends can send condolences to www.allenfuneralhome.org
Roy Jackson Pope (1894 - 1960)
Retta E. Voyles Pope (1901 - 1954)
Created by: Juanita Arnold
Record added: Jul 29, 2012
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