Joseph Gamble Tope, 94, of the Hermitage Springs community in Clay County, and formerly of both Hopedale and Bloomingdale in Ohio, passed away on June 1 at Knollwood Manor in Lafayette.

Graveside services and interment were conducted on June 7 from the Longview Cemetery in New Athens, Ohio.

Arrangements were handled by the Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs.