Celebrating the life of James R. Pope
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Born in Pottsville on January 9, 1953, he was a son of Spencer G. and the late Carolyn (Rhoads) Pope, Jr.
He was a 1971 graduate of Pottsville High School.
Jim worked at Pope Motor Co., George Lynn Contracting, and Ost & Ost as a machinist for 10 years, retiring in 1988.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, William A. on June 13, 2020.
Jim is survived by three daughters: Amanda Dunham, of Eagles Mere, PA; Rebecca Pope, of North Granby, CT; and Abigail Pope, of Upper Saddle River, NJ; grandchildren: Isabella, Ava, Jager, Jackson, Cooper, Sophia and Christopher; brothers: Spencer G. Pope III, of Auburn and Andrew R. Pope, husband of Denise, of Pottsville; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
The family request contributions in Jim’s memory be sent to: Salvation Army, 400 Sanderson St., Pottsville, PA 17901.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com
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