Roy French “Harp” Harper
September 7, 1934 -
December 20, 2015

Visitation

December 22, 2015
5-8 PM

Service 

December 23, 2015
1 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral services for Roy French “Harp” Harper, age 81 of Petersburg, will be conducted Wednesday December 23, 2015 at 1 PM at Medium United Methodist Church with Bro. Tony Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Short Cemetery. Mr. Harper passed away Sunday December 20, 2015 at his residence.
A native of Benbush, WV, he was the son of the late Dayton Roy and Nolla Gladys Davis Harper. Mr. Harper was chief warrant officer with the Maryland National Guard and a member of the Medium United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years Naomi Rudd Harper of Petersburg, two daughter Cornelia Chomech (Bill “Andele” Dodson) of Columbia, TN, Frances (Bennie) Gosnell of Maryland, grandchildren Vicki Ball, Taylor Ball, Valarie Owens, Danielle Gosnell, Roy Johnson, Nina Johnson,
Justina Steudl, Shamus Currin, Connor Isbell, Nicholas Isbell and Andriana Rose Jackson, brother Forrest Wesley Harper.
In addition of his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Audrey Ramsey and Vivian Alkire.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday evening December 22, 2015 from 5-8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.

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3 Comments

  1. Billie Jean Ketterman

    I am saddened to hear of Uncle Roy passing. He was always so kind and good to me. I regret I haven’t seen him for so long, but he and your mom have been in my thoughts and prayers. He is at peace now, and I hope a great reunion is going.

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  2. Laiguillon catherine

    May he rest in peace
    Cat and lau

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  3. Helen Stringer

    Naomi,
    So sorry to read about the death of Roy. Our prayers are with you and your family. Wish I could be there to help support you. Love you, Helen

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3 Comments

  1. Billie Jean Ketterman

    I am saddened to hear of Uncle Roy passing. He was always so kind and good to me. I regret I haven’t seen him for so long, but he and your mom have been in my thoughts and prayers. He is at peace now, and I hope a great reunion is going.

    Reply
  2. Laiguillon catherine

    May he rest in peace
    Cat and lau

    Reply
  3. Helen Stringer

    Naomi,
    So sorry to read about the death of Roy. Our prayers are with you and your family. Wish I could be there to help support you. Love you, Helen

    Reply

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