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J.D. Harper

April 23, 1929 ~ February 10, 2020 (age 90)

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Funeral service for J.D. Harper, 90, will be Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Eaton and Rev. Wiley Kitchens officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Hartselle Memory Gardens.  Visitation will be Friday, February 14, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Peck Funeral Home. 

Mr. Harper died on Monday, February 10, 2020 at his residence.  He was born April 23, 1929, in Cullman County to Grover C. Harper and Mattie Lee Meadows Harper.  He was an Accountant and Secretary - Treasurer for the Universal Construction Company, prior to his retirement. He was an active member of the Eva Community and a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Hartselle. As a veteran of the United States Army, he served in the Korean War in the 47th M.A.S.H. (Surgical Hospital). He also was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 52 of Hartselle.  Preceding him in death were his first wife: Eulene Harper, his parents, three brothers: Arthur Harper (killed in World War II) and Grady Harper and six other brothers and sisters, who passed away at young ages, and one Nephew, William (Billy) Harper. 

Survivors include   
his Wife - Jane Holmes Harper, Eva, AL

Two Step-Sons - 
Kenneth Russell, Falkville, AL and 
Ronnie Russell (Janet), Falkville, AL

Two Step-Daughters - 
Wanda Segler (David), Moulton, AL and 
Tammy Nichols (Tim), Vinemont, AL

A Niece - 
Gloria Irene Kitchens

A Grand Niece - Cynthia Hyde

A Grand Nephew - Greg Mickle

and a host of other nieces and nephews

Pallbearers will be Jesse Hyde, Jacob Hyde, Caleb Hyde, Tim McWhorter, Todd Russell, Kevin Russell, Landon McWhorter and Junior McCrary.    
Peck Funeral Home                   
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL  35640
256.773.2543 (Fax)

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February 14, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Hwy 31 SW
Hartselle, Alabama 35640

Funeral Service
February 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Peck Funeral Home Chapel
1600 Hwy 31 SW
Hartselle, Alabama 35640

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