Tell City, Indiana
Clyde Edward “Ed” Harper, 74, passed away on March 12, 2020.
He was born in Rome, Indiana on November 5, 1945 to the late Clyde M. Harper and Ruth (Burns) Harper Adamson. Also preceding him in death were sisters, Thelma Terry, Marjorie Nix, Carolyn Carter, Nancy Bradshaw and Linda Simpson and brothers, Charles “Bud”, Melvin and Paul Harper.
Ed was united in marriage on February 26, 1966 to Anna Fisher, who survives. He retired from Can Clay and enjoyed fishing, watching his family race stock cars and working on them when they needed repairs. He liked to pester people at the Barge Inn, working on his pool, John Wayne movies, watching his grandchildren play sports and playing with his grand dogs.
Surviving is his wife of 54 years, Anna Harper, Tell City; his children, Ron Harper (Michael Self), Owensboro, Steve Harper (Renee), Tell City, Brad Harper (Tracy), Tell City and Melissa Snyder, Owensboro; sisters, Daisy James (Cletus), Tell City, Brenda Pohl, Cannelton, Betty Hawkins (Dale), Boonville, Wanda Daley, Peoria, IL and Rose Moore (Denny), Derby; brothers, Darrell Harper (Lena), Tell City and Joe Harper (Brenda), Cannelton; grandchildren, Ron Harper, Jr. (Leeah), Aaron Harper (Brittany), Ryan Harper, Dakota James, Makayla Harper, Jeff Harper (Crystal), Courtney Harper, Derrick, Dustin and C.J. Snyder; great grandchildren, Henry Harper, Braxton and Remi Harper, Brenden Brewer, Kaydein Harper, Savannah Linne and Sydnee Gogel and special girl, Katelynn Dunn.
A Memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM CDT on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel. Pastor Dan Hopkins will officiate. Visitation will be held Saturday from 3:00 until 6:00 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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