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 Joseph Roy Harper

Joseph Roy Harper

Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
Death 4 Jul 1987 (aged 76)
Olney, Richland County, Illinois, USA
Burial Claremont, Richland County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 59005928 · View Source
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Roy Harper, 76, of Sumner, died at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 4, 1987, in Richland Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, July 6 (today), in Cunningham Funeral Home in Bridgeport with the Rev. Nathan Althoff and the Rev. Cathy Seaton presiding. Burial will be in Crest Haven Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Union Chapel United Methodist Church.

Mr. Harper was born Nov. 1, 1910, in Christy Township, the son of Oreon J. and Leila (Van Gilder) Harper. He married Bessie Lewis on April 16, 1933.

He was a retired farmer.

He was a member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church and United Methodist Men's Group.

Survivors include his wife, Bessie: a son, George W. Harper, of Sumner; a sister, Leila M. Barnett of Sumner; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and his parents.

Published in Olney Daily Mail
on Monday, July 6, 1987

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  • Created by: Janice (Teel) Crites
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59005928
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Roy Harper (1 Nov 1910–4 Jul 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59005928, citing Crest Haven Memorial Park, Claremont, Richland County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Janice (Teel) Crites (contributor 47276653) .