Joe Pope

Born in Nashville, TN on January 17, 1932

Departed on January 12, 2020 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Joe Pope age 87 of Hendersonville, TN passed away on Sunday January 12th, 2020. Funeral services for Joe will be held on Thursday January 16th 2020 at 11:00AM from the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home with interment to follow in Hendersonville Memory Gardens in the Garden of Cross. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Thursday morning from 9:30AM until service time at 11:00AM in the chapel.

Joe leaves behind a legacy of love and compassion. More than anything he loved to spend time with his family. He was a dependable handyman, often willing to help others out of the kindness of his heart. He had many outdoor hobbies including golfing, fishing at Old Hickory Lake and hunting. He enjoyed taking the boat out with his family and line dancing at Robbie’s Barn in Goodlettsville with his wife June. He was a faithful member of the Rivergate Church of Christ.

Joe is preceded in death by his parents Gracey & Edith Estelle Pope, his grandson Brandon Pope , as well as his brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years June Pope. Daughter Sandra (Alan) Gibson, son Ron Pope. Grandchildren: Will Gibson , Patrick (Claire) Gibson, Amy (Jamie) Shultie, Angie Pope. Great-Grandchildren: Janet Shultie, Jake Shultie, Olivia Shultie, Sam Gibson. Sister Ethel Fuston and a host of nieces & nephews.

Joe was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

The family is accepting flowers. Memorial contributions can also be made in Joe’s name to St. Jude’s or the Heart Transplant Foundation. Those contributions can be made at the following links:

5 Comments to Joe Pope

  1. Harry Pope
    January 13, 2020 4:18 pm

    RIP uncle Joe

  2. Linda Boone
    January 14, 2020 2:01 pm

    Joe was a sweet and precious person. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him

  3. Rod & Ginger Stamps
    January 14, 2020 9:46 pm

    Mr. Pope (Joe) was a kind and caring man who had a smile as big as his heart. He was always there when we had an idea about a house remodeling project and he turned those ideas into realities! His excellent skills made our house a much more beautiful and comfortable home. We feel so blessed to have known him and he will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his sweet wife, June, and the entire family.

  4. Beverly Hunley Claiborne
    January 15, 2020 2:18 pm

    I am so sorry to learn of Joe’s passing.
    He was a great friend . He was a great advisor and a great handyman. I will remember his sweet smile and wonderful jokes. He always had some kind of a funny story to tell. He and June were great Christian friends to me. Love you both and he will be greatly missed.B

  5. Laura Carlton
    January 15, 2020 2:55 pm

    It has been our GREAT privilege to know Joe Pope!!! We’ve enjoyed the status of “extended family”. We will miss you so much at the Thanksgiving table. Love to all of you. Laura and Bee Carlton

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