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 Guy Reginald Harper

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Guy Reginald Harper

Birth
Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Death
24 Aug 2014 (aged 91)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID
141998383 View Source

Guy Reginald Harper was born on September 8, 1922 in Pemiscot County at his parent's home on Route 1, Box 291 in Steele, Missouri in the bootheel area of the state. He married Dorothy Mae Gerding on June 21, 1952. She was born on April 10, 1928, the daughter of Oscar Friedrick Gerding (April 16, 1895 - June 28, 1942) and Flora Carolina Niedergerke (November 24, 1895 - March 13, 1958).

More About Guy Reginald Harper:
Military: 11 Nov 1942, Little Rock, Arkansas
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Guy R Harper
Birth Year: 1922
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Missouri
State: Missouri
County or City: Pemiscot
Enlistment Date: 11 Nov 1942
Enlistment State: Arkansas
Enlistment City: Little Rock
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or
otherwise according to law
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following:
Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life

Education: 1 year of college
Civil Occupation: Addressing-Embossing Machine Operator or Clerk,
General
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 71
Weight: 142
Source Information:
National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army
Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial
Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II
Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records
Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park,
College Park, MD

After service in WWII, Guy Reginald Harper became a medical doctor who set up a general practice. Roy Scott Harper followed in his father's footsteps and is now a medical doctor with a specialty in pediatric cardiology.

Children of Guy Harper and Dorothy Gerding are:
1) Chrys Ann Harper - born July 15, 1953
2) Robin Sue Harper - born February 12, 1955
3) Guy Reginald Harper, II - born June 5, 1957
4) Jill Harper - born April 11, 1960
5) Roy Scott Harper - born April 26, 1963


Obituary for Dr. Guy Reginald Harper

Guy Harper, M.D.

09-08-1922 - 08-24-2014

Dr. Harper son of Marvin and Minnie Brooks Harper was born September 8, 1922 in Steele, MO died August 24, 2014.
Guy Reginald served in the European Theater during WW2 1943-1945. He was a graduate of the University of Missouri and received his Doctor of Medicine from Washington University of St Louis, MO in 1952. His internship and residency were completed at Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis, IN. He began his private practice as a family physician in Charleston, IL 1954-1984. He was on the staff of the Community Hospital and then Sarah Bush Memorial Medical Center Mattoon, IL. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy (Gerding) Harper and his children, Chrys (Peter) Kemezys, Robin (Gary) Smart, Reg (Nancy), Jill, and Dr. Roy (Sherry) Harper; 10 grandchildren; brother, Bobby Joe (Bessie). He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
Private services were held.
Friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.arnmortuary.com.

Guy Reginald Harper was born on September 8, 1922 in Pemiscot County at his parent's home on Route 1, Box 291 in Steele, Missouri in the bootheel area of the state. He married Dorothy Mae Gerding on June 21, 1952. She was born on April 10, 1928, the daughter of Oscar Friedrick Gerding (April 16, 1895 - June 28, 1942) and Flora Carolina Niedergerke (November 24, 1895 - March 13, 1958).

More About Guy Reginald Harper:
Military: 11 Nov 1942, Little Rock, Arkansas
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Guy R Harper
Birth Year: 1922
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Missouri
State: Missouri
County or City: Pemiscot
Enlistment Date: 11 Nov 1942
Enlistment State: Arkansas
Enlistment City: Little Rock
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or
otherwise according to law
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following:
Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life

Education: 1 year of college
Civil Occupation: Addressing-Embossing Machine Operator or Clerk,
General
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 71
Weight: 142
Source Information:
National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army
Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial
Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II
Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records
Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park,
College Park, MD

After service in WWII, Guy Reginald Harper became a medical doctor who set up a general practice. Roy Scott Harper followed in his father's footsteps and is now a medical doctor with a specialty in pediatric cardiology.

Children of Guy Harper and Dorothy Gerding are:
1) Chrys Ann Harper - born July 15, 1953
2) Robin Sue Harper - born February 12, 1955
3) Guy Reginald Harper, II - born June 5, 1957
4) Jill Harper - born April 11, 1960
5) Roy Scott Harper - born April 26, 1963


Obituary for Dr. Guy Reginald Harper

Guy Harper, M.D.

09-08-1922 - 08-24-2014

Dr. Harper son of Marvin and Minnie Brooks Harper was born September 8, 1922 in Steele, MO died August 24, 2014.
Guy Reginald served in the European Theater during WW2 1943-1945. He was a graduate of the University of Missouri and received his Doctor of Medicine from Washington University of St Louis, MO in 1952. His internship and residency were completed at Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis, IN. He began his private practice as a family physician in Charleston, IL 1954-1984. He was on the staff of the Community Hospital and then Sarah Bush Memorial Medical Center Mattoon, IL. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy (Gerding) Harper and his children, Chrys (Peter) Kemezys, Robin (Gary) Smart, Reg (Nancy), Jill, and Dr. Roy (Sherry) Harper; 10 grandchildren; brother, Bobby Joe (Bessie). He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
Private services were held.
Friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.arnmortuary.com.


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