Tupelo - David Harold Pope, 86, native of Elkton, Tennessee and resident of Tupelo for 57 years, won the victory of his faith on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. David was born December 28, 1931 to the late Foster Pope and Vergie Massey Pope. David’s life centered around his family and his trade as a Farm Equipment Salesman at Implement Sales. He was an outstanding son, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. A father and husband, he doted over his family and made sure they knew of his love and concern for them every day. He was married 64 blissful years to Nell McNeece Pope. He was an extraordinarily kind man and great conversationalist that never met a stranger. He was an avid golfer and thoroughly enjoyed tending to his garden. He and Nell drove handicapped school bus routes for several years in the Tupelo Public School District. David attended Harrisburg Baptist Church where he was a member for over 50 years.
There will be no services per his request.
Survivors include his daughter, Pam Hester of Tupelo. His brother Tracy Pope (Cathy) of Prospect, TN. His grandchildren, Zackary David Zbynski (Callie) of Verona, Michael David Hester (Monica); great-grandchildren, Peyton Kinley Hester, Presley Jane Hester, both of Pontotoc and Halee Brooke Zbynski of Verona, and another on the way; several nieces and nephews and many friends everywhere. He was preceded in death by his wife Nell, daughter Sandra Zbynski and two brothers Dean Pope and Paul Pope.
Condolences can be submitted at hollandfuneraldirectors.com on the tribute wall on his obituary page.