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Walter Monroe Pope, Jr.

March 1, 1940 — March 26, 2024

Asheboro

Walter Monroe Pope, Jr., age 84, of Asheboro passed away on March 26, 2024 at High Point Medical Center.

Mr. Pope was born in Raeford, NC on March 1, 1940 to Walter and Lucy Russ Pope and was a 1957 graduate of Seagrove School.  He married Sylvia Ann Cox on June 9, 1963.  Walter served his country in the U.S. Air Force for 5 years.  He was employed with Union Carbide, which later became Energizer, retiring in 2002.  Walter was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church.  In addition to his parents, Walter was preceded in death by his brothers, Danny and Lloyd Pope.  Walter enjoyed woodworking, mowing the yard, coin hunting, and old cars.  Later in life, Walter enjoyed socializing with friends at Bojangle’s.  Walter was always there to help anyone in need and loved the Lord with all of his heart. 

He is survived by his wife, of 60 years, Ann Cox Pope; daughter, Melissa Moore and husband Jeff of Asheboro; granddaughter, Haylee Moore; and sisters, Nancy King of Asheboro and Deborah Short and husband Mike of Fort Mill, SC.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 29, 2024 from 11:00 am-12:30 pm at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, 6778 Pisgah Covered Bridge Road in Asheboro.  Funeral services will follow on Friday at 1:00 pm at the church with Rev. Brian Faircloth officiating.  Interment will be held at the church cemetery with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Pope family.


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Visitation

Friday, March 29, 2024

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Friday, March 29, 2024

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Burial

Friday, March 29, 2024

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery

7811 Pisgah Covered Bridge Rd, Asheboro, NC 27205

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