March 10, 2022, 69, Goldsboro –
Miles Eugene Pope, 69, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at Wayne UNC Health Care.
Eugene was born in Wayne County on April 12, 1952, to the late Miles Gurney Pope and Eleanor Gray Pope. He was a graduate of Eastern Wayne High School. He worked for many years as a truck driver and loved meeting and talking to people along the way. Eugene loved classic cars, watching NASCAR racing, and collecting model cars.
He is survived by his brother, Jackie Pope of Hobucken, NC, and special friend, Tish Byerly; sister, Laura Gurley of LaGrange; niece, Kelli Hamm and husband, Michael of Goldsboro; nephew, Chad Gurley and wife, Jessica of Goldsboro; great-nieces and nephews, Caroline Hamm, Miles Hamm, Reagan Gurley, and Gray Gurley.
A memorial service will be held March 15, 2022, at 1 pm in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.
To everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 3: 1-2