Mr. Rickey Neal Pope, Sr., age 67, of Northport formerly of Winfield, son of the late R. R. Pope and Faye Galbreath Pope, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 in the UAB Hospital. Rickey was a graduate of Winfield City High School and served in the United States Army. He was in the car business for over 30 years, an avid audiophile, lover of music, and strong supporter of the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Rickey is survived by his wife, Janet Burks Pope, son, Rickey Neal Pope Jr. (Dawn), daughter, Andrea Pope Shannon (Michael), grandson, Rush Hill Shannon, granddaughter, Exie Faye Shannon, brothers, Steve Pope (Dawn) and Rudy Pope, and best friend, Roger Estes (Charlene). Rick was preceded in death by his parents, R. R. and Faye Pope, and brothers, Jimmy and Buddy Pope.
Funeral services for Rickey will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Winfield City Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. (service time) at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that donations be made to; The Salvation Army or Tunnels to Towers Foundation at T2T.org.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Pope family.