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William Troy Pope

August 16, 1943 — July 15, 2022

Sims

William Troy Pope

William Troy (Scoke) Pope, 78 of Sims passed away Friday.  A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson.  Dr. Rev. DeWayne Eakes will officiate.

 

The family will receive friends following the service until 4 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.

 

Troy (Scoke) was the former Mayor of Lucama, volunteer fire fighter of Lucama, wood furnace boiler designer and a Professor of Welding at Wilson Technical College.  He loved spending time with his son-in-law and grandsons at drag races.  Troy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and a friend to all who knew him.  He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

 

Troy is survived by his wife, Peggy Mercer Pope; daughter, Tracy Pope Perry and husband, Danny Ray Perry; grandchildren, Daniel Joseph Perry and Carson Michael Perry; sister, Janie Pope Temple and husband, Jackson “Jack” Temple; niece, Elizabeth Temple, and his nephews, Jackson Temple, Jr. and William Parker Temple and wife, Ashley.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Searcy and LaVida Troy Pope.

 

Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.

 

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