David Wayne Harper, 43, of McKinley Street, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Carlsbad Medical Center. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, at the West Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Kevin Kennedy officiating. Cremation will follow. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today (June 5) at West Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at westfuneralhomellc.com
David Wayne Harper was born Oct. 31, 1969, to Donnie and Joyce Harper at St. Joseph's Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M.
David worked at Mississippi Potash West for 14 years, then returned to school to pursue nursing. Once he earned his degrees from New Mexico State University, he worked as an OB nurse at Carlsbad Medical Center and Fresenius Medical Care as a dialysis nurse.
David was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Harper.
He is survived by wife, Teresa King Harper; father, Donnie Harper; sister, Rhonda Pulice; daughter, Haylee Harper Burnham; son, Kolton Harper; and grandson, Avree Harper.