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Edward Everette “Buck” Pope Sr., 79, of Charlotte Hall died Feb. 6, 2013, at Civista Medical Center.

Born March 13, 1933, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Ralph Edward Pope and Alease Virginia (Orndoff) Pope.

He was a U.S. Army veteran who served from 1953 until 1955. He was a self-employed house painter. He was a family man, a Dallas Cowboys fan, and he loved to fish and play bingo.

He is survived by his children, Edward E. Pope Jr. of Hanover, Steven L. Pope of Elkridge and Kenneth D. Pope of Great Mills; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Bobbie Moreland of Lothian, Helen Boggs of Benedict, Ralph Pope of Cummings, Ga., Wayne Pope of Stevensville and Kenneth Pope. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Jane (Zidek) Pope; his children, Ronald S. Pope and Lisa S. Knott; and sibling, Nancy Hoffman.

A graveside service was held Feb. 14 at Crownsville Veterans Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Arrangements were handled by Brinsfield Funeral Home.