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 Lewis David Harper

Lewis David Harper

Birth
Hall Summit, Red River Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 2 Jan 2007 (aged 88)
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 17304599 · View Source
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BENTON, LA - Funeral services for Ret. M/Sgt. Lewis David Harper, 88, will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 6, 2007 at the Hill Crest Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Barry Hughes, pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Hill Crest Memorial Park, with full military honors. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 5, 2007 at the Hill Crest Funeral Home.

Born October 6, 1918 in Hall Summit, LA; Mr. Harper entered into rest January 2, 2007 at the Christus Schumpert Grace Home.He joined the Army Air Corps on February 9, 1937 and retired from the United States Air Force on November 1, 1969. Mr. Harper fought in World War II, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam War, and he was a Wildlife Agent for Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries for nine years.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Homer Harper, sister, Maggie Sparks; and two sons, Lewis David Harper,Jr. and Jimmy Stephenson Harper.

Survivors include his wife of forty-seven years, Fumiko Tezuka Harper; three daughters and their spouses. Madeline and Albert Russell of Ft. Smith,AR; Hiromi and Yasuo Waku of Japan; Suzanne and Judge Ford Stinson,Jr. of Benton, LA; three sons and their spouses, Gene and Diane Harper of La Mirada, CA; Danny Ray and Janice Harper of Houston,TX; and Anthony Harper of Gilbert,AZ; several grandchildern, including his special grandson, Eric Evans; several great-grandchildren and several great great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Christus Schumpert Grace Home, 1035 Margaret Place, Shreveport, LA;71101, or to The Shriner's Hospital for Children, 3100 Samford Ave., Shreveport, LA; 71103.

Hill Crest Funeral Home
(318) 949-9415

Published in the Shreveport Times on 1/5/2007.


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  • Created by: Janice Williams Langley
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17304599
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis David Harper (6 Oct 1918–2 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17304599, citing Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Janice Williams Langley (contributor 46826182) .