Mr. Gary G. Harper
- December 18, 1931 - August 16, 2012
- Leesburg, Ohio
of Gary's Passing
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“I've only known Gary's for about two years but in that short time I learned quickly how great of a person and friend he could be. From listening to...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jennifer - leesburg
“Melanie, Betsy, and Family,
So sorry to hear of Gary's passing. I enjoyed the years we shared teaching at Fairfield High School. He was a good...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Louise - Leesburg, OH - Friend
“I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I sure remember your Mom and Dad while growing up in Leesburg. They were wonderful people.
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3 of 7 | Posted by: Suzi McKinney - Stuart, FL
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of a wonderful person and friend. Gary was very special to my husband and our son Barry. We will miss him greatly....Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Robert & Beverly Bernard - OH
“Sorry for your loss are prayers are with you.
5 of 7 | Posted by: Sonny&Vickie Ramsey - Leesburg, OH
“I hold many fond memories of high school & industrial arts class because of Mr. Harper. R.I.P. Sir
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kevin Burton - Greenfield, OH
“May the grace and peace of God be with all of you at this time.
7 of 7 | Posted by: Roseanna Davis McNeal - Leesburg, OH
Gary G. Harper age 80 of Leesburg, Ohio died Thursday, August 16, 2012 at the Clinton Memorial Hospital. He was born December 18, 1931 in Fairmont, West Virginia the son of the late John and Ethel M. Gatrell Harper. Mr. Harper had been the Industrial Arts Teacher in Fairfield Schools for many years and had also been a millwright for the Spencer Burgess Company. He was U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He is survived by two daughters, Melanie (Scott Simpson) Harper of Leesburg, Betsy (Paul McComb) Harper of Leesburg, four grandchildren, Aesa McComb of Leesburg, Matthew Larrick of Columbus, Brandon Simpson of Canal Winchester and Justine Simpson of Lexington, Kentucky, one sister, Maronee (Curt) Ulman of Sun City, Arizona and two nephews, Jeffrey "Kip" Janes of Houston, Texas and Jan "Kim" Janes of Angel Fire, New Mexico. On October 20, 1994 his wife, Jane L. (Robey) Harper, whom he had married on July 3, 1952, preceded him in death. Family and friends are invited to attend on Sunday, September 2nd from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. a Memorial Open House to be held in Mr. Harper's self designed shop located at 388 West Main Street in Leesburg, Ohio. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donors Services, P. O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or online at www.lls.org. The Turner Funeral Homes and Crematory is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.turnerfuneralhomes.cc