David W. Pope

December 23, 1941 - October 11, 2019

Age 77, of Wyoming, NY, passed away on October 11, 2019 at Buffalo General Hospital.

He was born December 23, 1941 in Warsaw, son of the late Walter and Marian Cook Pope. Dave was a proud veteran of the US Air Force and the US Air Force Reserves. He was employed for many years as a glaze maker at Lapp Insulator Company in LeRoy. Dave was a longtime member of the IUE-CWA union and held several offices.

Dave was a forty year member of the Bostian-Rowe American Legion Post in Wyoming, NY as well as being a member of the Beachhead Veterans Club in Alexander and the Loyal Order of the Moose in LeRoy.

Dave was an avid auto racing fan and was a loyal Buffalo Bills fan and season ticket holder. One of his greatest joys was planning and throwing parties for friends and family.

Surviving are his wife of thirty-one years, Linda Reisdorf Pope whom he married on December 7, 1988; his children, Dennis Pope of Attica, Zack Pope of Attica, Adam “Ogie” (Galadriel) Pope of Charlotte, NC, Sarah Pope of Wyoming; step children, Mindy (Mike) Herrmann of Perry, Robert (Kendal) Dunbar of Warsaw; sister, Ardith Bookmiller of Attica; nine grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Clifford Pope, Donald Pope, Richard Pope and Leanore Myers.

Friends may call Friday, October 18 from 2 – 6 PM at the Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw. An American Legion memorial service will be held immediately following visitation at 6 PM at the funeral home. Following visitation and service, friends and family are invited to Pope’s garage at 137 School St., Wyoming for Dave’s final party. Private burial will be in Wyoming Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wyoming Hook & Ladder Co., PO Box 36, Wyoming, NY 14591 or Warsaw Rescue Squad, PO Box 22, Warsaw, NY 14569 or Honor Flight Rochester, PO Box 23581, Rochester, NY 14692.

Important Dates

October 18, 2019 : Calling hours for David W. Pope - 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

October 18, 2019 : American Legion memorial service for David W. Pope - 6:00 PM

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Oct 15.19 from Lorene Pope:

R.I.P. Uncle David….you will truly be missed.

Oct 15.19 from Dan Yauchzee:

i’m really going to miss you Popey, you were really a TRUE FRIEND. always willing to give a helping hand. School St. is just not the same anymore.You put up a long hard fight over the years, may you rest in peace now, we will meet again some day on the other side.

Oct 14.19 from Kim and Dana Mills:

RIP Poopsie ♥️ Have a rum and coke and a Dutch master cigar! We love you Lin ❤️