Richard F. Pope – of Great Bend, KS. Formerly of Newark Valley, NY passed away on February 1, 2012. Born November 4, 1934 to Lyman and Cora (Spicer) Pope. On June 23, 1956 he married Joan D. Robinson whom he is survived by. Other survivors include three daughters: Cathy (Stuart) Yetter, Newark Valley, NY; Lori (Colin) Hammeke, Great Bend, KS; Vicki (Charles) Spina, Larned, KS. Six grandchildren: Aaron (Becky) Hammeke, Daniel (Sally) Spina, Ryan (Megan) Hammeke, Jessica Spina, Abigail Hammeke, and Elizabeth Yetter and three great grandchildren: Ethan, Beth, and Emma.
He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter Lisa Joleen Hammeke.
Funeral Services will be held at a later date in Newark Valley, NY. MacPherson Funeral Home of Newark Valley, NY is in charge of the services. In lieu of flowers, local donations can be made in Richard’s name to Eldercare Inc, PO Box 1364, Great Bend, Ks or Hospice Care of Kansas, 117 N Washington, Great Bend, Ks