Frank V. Harper | 1912 - 2013 | Obituary

Frank V. Harper
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Frank V. Harper

Born: September 08, 1912
Died: April 09, 2013

Frank V. Harper, 100, Vincennes, formerly of Westphalia, passed away Tuesday April 9, 2013 at Foxridge Manor. Frank was born September 8, 1912 in Odon, the son of Oscar and Bertha (Kelsey) Harper. He married Leona Dyer on November 27, 1931 and she passed in 2008. He worked for the Edwardsport Power Plant for 59 years. He was a member of the Edwardsport Baptist Church, Edwardsport Masonic Lodge and the Scottish Rite in Evansville.
Frank is survived by his son, Dr. Ronnie Harper of Surprise, AZ; five grandchildren, Van Harper of Vincennes, Lori Mazalin of Melbourne, Australia, Ricky Harper, Linda Levi, Ladeana Dyer, all of Indianapolis; and six great-grandchildren, Jacob Harper, Brandi Porter, Kaley Decker, all of Vincennes, Ryan Everhart, Justin Everhart, and Steven Alexander, all of Indianapolis; one great-great grandson, Wesley Everhart, of Indianapolis.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 76 years, Leona; and his son Richard Harper.
The family will receive friends on Friday April12, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday April 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Edwardsport Baptist Church with Pastor John Trotter officiating and burial following at the Sandborn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Edwardsport Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at

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