Jackie Ward Harper, 82, of Greenup, went to be with the Lord Friday Sept. 29, 2017, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Harper was born Aug. 15, 1935, in Greenup, a son of the late Kenneth Ward and Grace Braden Harper.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one stepson, Richard Willis; and one sister, Darlene Heaberlin.
He attended various local churches, was a beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved his neighbors and his farm on Alcorn Road.
He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Georgia Harper; two sons, Kenneth "Keith" and Tammy Harper of Greenup and Kevin and Mary Harper of Greenup; two stepsons, Doug and Missy Willis of Greenup and Darrell and Phyllis Willis of Greenup; one daughter, Diana and David Wireman of Greenup; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup by Brother Danny Brown and Brother Bill Oakes. Burial will be in Harper Cemetery in Greenup.
Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to rlrfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 30, 2017