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William Pope Obituary

William O.
William O. "Bill" Pope

July 31, 1925 - May 3, 2017
Born in Logan County, KY
Resided in Russellville, KY


William O. "Bill" Pope, age 91 of Russellville, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was a Logan County native born July 31, 1925 to the late William Virgil Pope and Florence Maxwell Pope. He was a Veteran of the US Army during the Korean War and member of the American Legion for over 50 years. He retired after 26 years of service with ABC Supply and then worked for Mansfield Chevrolet Buick for another 26 years. He was a Christian and a Deacon of his church and loved his Lord and his family.
He is survived by:

His Wife of 50 years ~ Mary Lou Pope

1 Son ~ David Pope and wife, Jennifer ~ Russellville, KY

1 Sister ~ Carlene Summers and husband, Al ~ Auburn, KY

A host of extended family and friends also survive.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Thomas Pope and sister, Dorothy Leslie.

Funeral Services for William O. "Bill" Pope will be conducted at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home with Jerome Frandle and Darin Jensen officiating with burial to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be held Friday, May 5, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am until the service hour of 11:00 am.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to The American Cancer Society or to Hospice of Southern Kentucky. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Wendell Cox, Mike Powell, Jeremy Powell, Nathan Powell, Trent Powell, Mike Leslie

Honorary Pallbearers: Danny Williams, Harold Wyatt, Richard Wyatt, Ghan Smith and Darren Beardsley




Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
210 North Thurston Drive
Russellville, KY 42276
Friday, May 5, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
210 North Thurston Drive
Russellville, KY 42276
Saturday, May 6, 2017
11:00 AM
Maple Grove Cemetery
515 West 9th Street
Russellville, KY 42276
Saturday, May 6, 2017