Philip Dudley Pope

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Philip Dudley Pope

  • Birth 15 Jan 1937 Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, USA
  • Death 11 Nov 2008 Utah, USA
  • Burial Bear River City, Box Elder County, Utah, USA
  • Memorial ID 31564605

Philip Dudley Pope, 71, passed away Nov. 11, 2008, at his home after a seven-year battle with cancer.

Philip was born in Vernal on Jan. 15, 1937, a son of Mark and Edna Dudley Pope. He graduated from Uintah High School 1955. Philip served a faithful Mission for the LDS Church in Eastern Canada and served his country in the National Guard and later activated into the Army.

Philip married Emagene (Jean) Smith on April 12, 1968, in the Salt Lake Temple.

He attended Utah Technical College and received his associate degree in heavy duty mechanics.

Philip worked for many years at Wheeler Machinery in Salt Lake City, where he retired in 2004. After retirement he worked at Home Depot in Ogden, which he greatly enjoyed. He loved camping, fishing and hunting.

Surviving are his wife, Jean, Bear River City, Utah; children, Derrick (Becky) Pope, Dwain (Dawn) Pope, John (Shelly) Pope, Susan Nanney, Connie Pope and Julie (Justin) Jensen; 15 grandchildren; siblings, Agnes Lewis, Russell Pope, Grant Durfey, Valda Dietrich, Ilene Rands, Lorraine Crow, Larry Pope, Mark J. Pope, Carolyn Ray, Rose Owens, Ross Pope, Joanne Palmer, Ruby Renier, and Reed Durfey.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Wayne Pope.

Funeral services were held Nov. 15 at the Bear River Chapel, 5870 N. 4700 W.

Interment will be in the Bear River Cemetery.

Send condolences to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.

-Vernal Express, November 19, 2008


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  • Created by: Rhonda
  • Added: 19 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31564605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Dudley Pope (15 Jan 1937–11 Nov 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31564605, citing Bear River Cemetery, Bear River City, Box Elder County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rhonda (contributor 46869790) .