American Veteran 04

George Rudolph Pope

December 24, 1929 ~ October 7, 2020 (age 90)



George Rudolph Pope, 90, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

George was born in Wilson County on December 24, 1929 to John Pope and Claudia Pender Pope. He was a contractor with an expertise in building staircases. He enjoyed drinking his coffee, reading, listening to music or just talking with family and friends. George also had a love for flowers. He could often be found grooming his flowerbeds.  

A graveside service will be held at 11:30 AM on Saturday, October 10, 2020 in Pineview Cemetery, Pinetops, NC with Pastor Gordon Braxton officiating.

He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Pope.

He is survived by his son, Jim Pope and wife Sandra; daughters, Joyce West and husband David, Jackie Dunn and husband Jimmy; grandchildren, Jamey, Duane, Jason, Heather, Cassie and Melissa and 7 great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00-11:00 AM at Carlisle Funeral Home.  

Arrangements are entrusted to Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of George Rudolph Pope, please visit our floral store.


October 10, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Carlisle Funeral Home
701 Hospital Drive
Tarboro, NC 27886

Graveside Service
October 10, 2020

11:30 AM
Pineview Cemetery
100 West Hamlet Street
Pinetops, North Carolina 27864

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