J. Mark Pope, 59, of Robinson, Illinois, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016, at Springfield, IL.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Tim Logue, officiating. Burial will follow at Ramsey Cemetery, Ramsey, IL. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, 1 hr. prior to the service, Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL. Memorials: To The Family. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
He was born October 30, 1956, in Bakersfield, CA, the son of John Wilbert & Lois Irene (Warner) Pope. Married Nellie Eva Welch on August 20, 2010, Robinson, IL.
He is survived by: Mother – Irene Pope, Vandalia, IL; Wife – Nellie Pope, Robinson, IL; Daughters – Angela Pope, Ramsey, IL; Amber Jones, Pensacola, FL; Step-Sons – Timmy Watkins, Robinson, IL, Daniel Raymer, IA and Joe Raymer, IL; Sister – Lisa Vandedrink & Douglas, St. Charles, IL; Grandchildren – Kody, Bryce, Audrey, Alena & Jimmy Jr.; Nephews – Justin & Brandon and his beloved sidekick, Buddy.
Preceded in death by: Father.