Anthony Craig Pope, 60, passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Vidant Duplin Hospital. Mr. Pope was born September 12, 1960 in Duplin County, NC to the late Robert Lee and Eleanor Taylor Pope.
Craig spent most of his life in the car world. Early on as a racer, where he was known as Pope, then later as a motor whiz. He was an awesome mechanic. The only rival in his life to cars was his granddaughter, Avery and his loyal companion, Lizzie.
Craig is survived by son, Robert Craig Pope and fiancé, Cassie Maready of Mount Olive, NC; granddaughter, Avery Pope; brothers, Michael Lee Pope and wife, Skip of Burlington and Gordon Lee Pope of Warsaw; sister, Nancy P. Price of Warsaw; numerous nieces and nephews; beloved companion, Lizzie.
A visitation will be held 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Community Funeral Home of Warsaw, Inc.