In Loving Memory

Joseph B. Pope Jr.


July 24, 1954 - March 29, 2014


As published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Apr. 3, 2014 (link)

Pope, Joseph B. (Joe) 59, died peacefully March 29, 2014. Memorial Mass Saturday, April 5th, at All Saints Catholic Church in St. Peters. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Siteman Cancer Center. Further info call ###-###-####.

Clipped from the Hermann Advertiser-Courier

Obituary in Hermann AC

Guest Book

The guest book entries below were taken from the original obituary Post Dispatch posting…

April 17, 2014

Joe will be missed by many people. A great friend to all
~ Anonymous

April 06, 2014

I will miss my Joe Joe. What a dear kind gentle friend. I will see you on the other side Brother.
~ Sue Wheeler, Saint Charles, Missouri

April 06, 2014

I’m so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. he was a good union brother and I always enjoyed talking with him. We had similar interests. My deepest sympathy to your family. Rest in peace, Joe.
~ Rick Leisse, St. Augustine, Florida

April 05, 2014

Patty, Ginger, and family, I have just learned of Joe’s passing. I’m so sorry, and offer my heartfelt sympathy and prayers for you and your dear brother. May he rest in peace.
~ Susan Muse, Overland, Missouri

April 04, 2014

Our deepest sympathy to the family. You are in our prayers. My cousin and I shared the same birthday one year apart.That was special to us.May you rest in peace Joe.
~ William Biedenstein, Homosassa, Florida

April 03, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God grant you peace during your time of sorrow. RIP Joe
~ Bruce Schuh, St. Louis, Missouri

April 03, 2014

My sincerest sympathies to all impacted by Joe’s passing. I did not know him, though I know his son, Joseph III. You can tell a lot about a person by their children, and with that as a measuring stick, Joe truly must have been a great man. Peace!
~ Vince & Debbie Selders, Arnold, Missouri

April 03, 2014

Love you always Dad!
~ Jeremy Pope, Jefferson City, Missouri

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These posters were created for the funeral service.

Poster 01

Poster 02

Holy Card

Holy Card

Funeral Program



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Retirement Card

UAW Card

Retirement Plaque

Per request, his ashes were spread near Buffalo Bill’s grave/Lookout Mountian just outside Golden, Colorado. This was done on April 4th, 2015.

Pope boys spreading ashes

Final resting spot

Sitting with Dad
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