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Tope's Furniture History

Our History


   The year 2017 marked the 65th year of operation in Gallipolis for Tope Furniture Company.  The business originally opened in October 1952 at 242 Second Avenue in the same building currently occupied by Lorobi's Pizza.  It was founded by Earl Tope who tried to make the business unique from the very start.  After eight years of growth, the business moved in 1960 to its present location at Second Avenue and Grape Street.  This building has been Paul Haskins' Studebaker automobile showroom and repair garage.  Substantial remodeling was needed to convert the building into a showroom.  Arden Dobson joined the business in 1957 and in 1972 Mr. Tope's eldest son, Thomas Tope, joined the business as general manager.

    In February 1981, the business expanded by opening Lifestyle Furniture at the corner of Third Avenue and Olive Street.  This store is managed by Mary Shinn Tope.  

    David Tope joined the business in May of 2001.  

    Earl Tope was always proud to have been able to furnish and decorate thousands of homes in this area and to have so many loyal customers and friends.  

    Today, the history of Tope Furniture is still the basis for our philosophy ... Uniqueness, quality, and service was, and always will be, our goal.

Sales And Events


Click on Sales and Events to see our best buys!  Check out our Tope's Furniture Galleries page on Facebook for amazing deals !!

Real Customer Testimonials


Check out a few of our happy customers and their beautifully finished rooms on Facebook.

Our Current Deals


Everything in our store is already reduced 35% - We'd love for you to stop and browse - you may find something you just can't live without !

Share The Big News -About Our July Sale


Our July sale: 50% off all sofas and recliners; Also, we are still offering 75-80% off many accessories !  You can view many of our chairs and sofas on our Facebook page @Tope's Furniture Galleries.



Some most frequently asked questions from our customers are : 1. What brands of furniture do we carry?  Flexsteel, Smith Brothers, Bassett, and Lancer are a few of our most popular, there are many more.   2. Do we sell furniture directly off the floor or do we have to order?  We do both  3. Do we deliver?  Yes, There's a delivery fee of $35. if you live within a 35 mi. radius and $50. within a 50 mi. radius, etc.  4.  Can I get the chair or sofa in a different fabric?  Yes, most of the time.