Carlton E. Pope

Published 3:44 pm Tuesday, October 8, 2019

WINDSOR, N.C. — Carlton Everette Pope, 74, passed away on Oct. 8, 2019, at Vidant Chowan Hospital in Edenton.

Carlton E. Pope

Born in Severn, North Carolina, and raised in Boykins, Virginia, he was a son of the late James Pope and Hazel Louise Johnson Pope.

Carlton was a 1963 graduate of Southampton High School, and was a retired chemical lab technician at Hercules.

He enjoyed metal detecting, hunting and fishing.

Carlton loved spending time with his great-grandson, Tucker.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Lillie Byrum Pope; a daughter, Donna Pope Lafferty (Bryan) of Littleton, North Carolina; two step-sons Ernie Byrum of Newport News, Virginia; and Thomas Byrum (Robin) of Windsor, North Carolina; two grandchildren, Kayla Brooke White and James Dansey White Jr.; three step-granddaughters, Niki Hale (Austin) and Sophie and Jennifer Byrum; a great-grandson, Tucker Dansey White; a brother, Dale Pope (Donna) of Boykin; a niece, Samantha Dowd (Josh); a nephew, Matt Pope (Kaitlyn); and three great-nieces Logan and Kamryn Dowd and Kloee Pope.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, in Wright Funeral Home, Boykins, with the Rev. David Henson officiating. Burial will follow in Beechwood Cemetery in Boykins.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home in Boykins, and at other times at 18301 Virginia Ave., Boykins, and suggests that memorial donations be made to the Boykins Volunteer Fire Department.