Robert Bob W. Pope, of Waterville, Maine passed away peacefully with his loving wife, Gracie by his side on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Lakewood Continuing Care Center in Waterville. He was born in Waterville on December 19, 1926, the son of the late Maurice B. and Hazel (Buzzell) Pope Sr. Bob attended Waterville High School and later achieved his GED. He served with the U.S. Army during WWII, being honorable discharged on November 30, 1946. For nearly 40 years Bob was employed with Diamond Match Company. Following his time at Diamond Match he greatly enjoyed his employment with Gary and Paula Potter at United Services. He truly was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed going out to eat with some of his classmates from high school. Bob was a quiet man with a great sense of humor. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his two sisters, Elizabeth Pope and Ruth Dudley. Bob will be sadly missed by his wife, Grace M. (Otis) Pope; his daughter, Louann E. Pope of Santa Clara, California; his brother, Maurice Sonny B. Pope Jr. and his wife, Shirley of Gorham; and by his nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main Street, Fairfield, Maine, with Pastor Bill Lawrence officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery in Belgrad, Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bobs memory may be made to: Development Office, Maine Audubon, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth, Maine 04105 or to the charity of ones choice.