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Roger Keith Harper, Jr.

August 27, 1941 September 16, 2018
Roger Keith Harper, Jr.
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Obituary for Roger Keith Harper, Jr.

Roger Keith Harper, Jr., 77, of Apple Valley, Ohio, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 in Mount Carmel West Hospital, Columbus from complications of Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was born August 27, 1941 in Barnesville, a son of the late Keith and Winnie Pugh Harper. Roger was a 1964 graduate of Muskingum College and was employed for 27 years by NCR as Director of Human Resources in both their Cambridge and Dayton offices. He was a Kentucky Colonel and an avid horseman who also enjoyed time volunteering as a coach and Indian guide as well as his involvement with the Cambridge Jaycees. Roger served on the Board of Directors of Knox Energy. Surviving are his devoted wife of 55 years, Sharon Kay Blaine Harper; a son, Timothy John “TJ” (Julie) Harper; five grandchildren, Heather Raquel (James) Murphy, Tanner Blaine Harper, McKinzie Lauren Harper, Kylie Sloan Harper, and John Keith Harper; two brothers, Bob (Robin) Harper and Jon Jay (Tina) Harper; many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by a son, James Allen “Corky” Harper. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 20 at the Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville from 11:00 am until the time of a memorial service at 12:00 noon. Inurnment will follow in Bush Cemetery near Malaga. Roger's family would like to thank the Critical Care Staff of Mount Carmel West ICU for the exceptional care he received.


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Visitation

Thursday

20

Sep

11:00 AM 9/20/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9/20/2018 12:00:00 PM
Harper Funeral Home

52728 Ohio Avenue
Beallsville, OH 43716

Harper Funeral Home
52728 Ohio Avenue Beallsville 43716 OH
United States

Service

Thursday

20

Sep

12:00 PM 9/20/2018 12:00:00 PM
Harper Funeral Home

52728 Ohio Avenue
Beallsville, OH 43716

Harper Funeral Home
52728 Ohio Avenue Beallsville 43716 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Bush Cemetery Final Resting Place

State Route 145
Malaga, Ohio 43747

State Route 145 Malaga 43747 Ohio
United States
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