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David Pope Sr. - 73

12/7/1945 - 7/3/2019

Camanche, IA

 

     David L. Pope, Sr. age 73 of Camanche, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Mercy One Hospital.  Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 PM on Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Pape Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 9th at Rose Hill Cemetery in Camanche with military rites by the AMVETS.

 

     David was born in Clinton on December 7, 1945, the son of Charles and Charlotte (Heath) Pope.  He was a Medic with the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.  David married Carol Whitmore on June 8, 1968 in Camanche.  He was a welder at Allied Steel and later the Collis Company.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, classic cars and following the Cubs and Bears.

 

     David is survived by his wife Carol; 4 children, David (Missey) Pope of Clinton, Janel (Jeremy) Broderick of Clinton, Kim (Troy) Sikkema of Fulton and Kacy Pope of Clinton;  5 grandchildren, Zach, Troy, Tori, Jeremy and Christopher and 2 brothers, Jim (Deb) Pope of Phoenix, AZ and George (Stephanie) Pope of Haltom City, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Charles “Butch,” a sister Susan Ray, and a grandson, Tyler Broderick.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

 

Visitation:

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 PM on Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Pape Funeral Home.

Graveside Service:

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 9th at Rose Hill Cemetery in Camanche with military rites by the AMVETS.

3 Comments

  • Scott Reed

    2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Dave, Kim and the Pope Family, Sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers in this time. The Reed Family
  • Peggy Everson

    2 weeks, 4 days ago

    With deepest sympathy to Dave's family. He has been my friend for over 50 years. What memories I have with him and his wife Carol. He was one of the nicest men I have known in my lifetime. Carol, David Jr, Janel, Kim, and Kacy keep your memories close. Love to all of you. Rest in peace Dave.

     

  • Charles Jennings

    2 weeks, 3 days ago

           Sorry for your loss.

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