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William A. Pope, 62 – Former Member of Kiwanis Club

William A. Pope, 62, of Pottsville, passed away recently in his residence with his family by his side.

Born in Pottsville, on June 25, 1957, he was a son of Spencer “Pete” G. Pope, Jr. and the late Carolyn (Rhoads) Pope.

Bill attended Pottsville High School and was a former member of the Kiwanis Club.

Through the years he worked at various auto dealerships, including the family business, Pope Motors, Pottsville.

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Bill enjoyed spending time in nature and his garden. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn, in 2015.

Bill is survived by his wife, Kristina C. (Muench) Pope, to whom he was married 40 years; a daughter, Robin Pope, of Charleston, SC; a son, Benjamin Pope, husband of Meghan, of Bel Air, MD; grandson, Dylan; father, Spencer “Pete” G. Pope, Jr.; brothers: Spencer G. Pope III, of Auburn; James R. Pope, of Lake Wyonnah; Andrew R. Pope, husband of Denise, of Pottsville; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services at Charles Baber Cemetery will be private at the convenience of the family.

The family request contributions in Bill’s memory be sent to: Red Creek Wildlife Center, Inc, 300 Moon Hill Dr., Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972 or Grace Reformed Fellowship Church, 7401 Bernville Rd., Bernville, PA 19506.

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Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.lordbixler.com.

To plant a tree in memory of William A. Pope, visit the Tribute Store.

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