Herman D. Tope Jr. passed away June 6, 2022 at the age of 86. He was born October 6, 1935 to the late Herman D. Tope Sr. and Pearl E. (nee Metz) Tope in Cincinnati, Ohio. Herman was a Marine and proudly served his country and community with 30 years of service in the Cincinnati Fire Department. Herman was also a member of the ET Carson Masonic lodge #598 as a Shriner and within the clown unit where he was known as “Cracker Jack”. He is survived by his sons Charles (Linda) Tope, Dale Tope and Timmy (Massiel) Tope as well as his daughter Karen Tope and brother David (Gert) Tope. He will also be deeply missed by his 12 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren as well as many loving family and friends. Herman was preceded in death by his sister Shirley Kestler. Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Monday, June 13, 2022 at the Rebold Funeral Home in Cheviot. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children at https://lovetotherescue.org and click on the red Donate button.