Larry E. Pope, 68, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
He was born April 7, 1945, in Fernandina Beach, Fla., and moved to Englewood in 1978 from Sarasota, Fla.
Larry attended the University of Georgia, and worked in the research department of Coca-Cola for several years. He was a practice administrator for medical practices in the Venice, Fla., and Englewood area. After retirement, he worked for FEMA with hurricane relief. Larry was an avid fastpitch pitching coach. He loved Lemon Bay Mantas softball, and was on the coaching staff for several years. Larry was an avid sky diver, jump master instructor, scuba diver and a pilot.
He is survived by his daughter, Kristin P. (Anthony) Sochet of Silver Springs, Md.; son, Brian E. (fiancée Katie Fitzgerald) of Tampa, Fla.; and sisters, Alicia Webb of Talladega, Ga., Melissa Pope of Fort Piece, Fla., and Tiffany Winters of Fort Myers, Fla.
Memorial services will be private. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Lemon Bay High School, Attn: Kim Pinkham, 2201 Placida Road, Englewood, FL. 34224.
Arrangements by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte, Fla.