April 18, 2021

Michael Ray Pope

Michael Ray Pope, 62, of Taylorsville, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at his residence.

He was born June 20, 1955, in Catawba County, son of the late Clyde Pope and Mary Jo McClure Pope. Michael was the owner of the Side Pocket Lounge for 33 years and the owner of Michael R. Pope Trucking for 39 years.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 44 years, Treva Dellinger Pope of the home; son, Nicholas Pope of Taylorsville; daughters, Barbi Pope Mills of Newton, and Kelly Pope Sarver of Hickory; brothers, Phillip Pope of Conover, Randy Pope of Hickory, and Tim Pope of Conover; sisters, Lisa Pope Stewart of Rhodhiss, and Betty Nivens of Hickory.

A service to celebrate Michael’s life will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018, at 3:00 p.m., at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Conover. Rev. Kevin Graudin and Mr. Sherrill Baxter will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 31, 2018, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.

Memorials may be sent to Catawba Regional Hospice, 3795 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658.

Condolences may be sent to the Pope Family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com.

1 Comment

  1. Jerry isenhour on May 29, 2018 at 7:28 pm

    To the family Mike was more than a business man he was someone who cared about all people he was rambunctious and would tell what was on his mind in a proper way he will be missed by all that knew him .He would always make me happy to just set and talk awhile. God be you in the days ahead

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