Thomas Woodrow Pope was born January 12, 1942 in St. Augustine, Florida, the son of the late Clovis and Delphia Lomax Pope. Mr. Pope was a conductor with CSX/Amtrak, was a member of the Masonic Lodge and had served with the United States Navy. Mr. Pope departed this life on Friday, November 15, 2019 at HCR Manor Care in Orange Park, Florida at the age of 77 Years, 10 Months, 3 Days.
Survivors include his daughter, Wendy (Sami) Rajput of Mays Landing, NJ; son, Thomas Michael Pope, of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren, Matthew (Laura) Swain; along with, his great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Quinn Swain of Egg Harbor City, NJ; Robert Swain, of Galloway NJ; Michael (Erica) Swain, of Mays Landing, NJ ; sister, Barbara Ponte of Orange Park, FL; sister-in-law, Cherie Vancura of Orange Park, FL; nephew, Philip (Heather) Ponte and children Charlie, Teagan and Kasen of Orange Park, FL; niece, Valerie Prince and son Noah of Orange Park, FL.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Pope was preceded in death by his wife, Joanne Vancura Pope, and a brother, Donald Pope.
Services were held on December 7, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors, Waynesboro, Tennessee. Burial followed in the North Highland Cemetery at Waynesboro, Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, https://donate.lovetotherescue.org, or The Alzheimer Association, https://act.alz.org.
Shackelford Funeral Directors of Wayne County assisting the family.