James William "Red" Harper, age 67, a 28-year resident of Ft. Mohave, Ariz. died Thursday, February 7, 2013 of pneumonia. He was born December 24, 1945 in Whittier, Calif.

He will be missed by all, his spirit will be with us always.

Red was a retired union iron worker, Local 433. He loved riding his Harley with wife, Kathy, shooting pool, playing shuffleboard, working at Keepers of The Wild, and retiring to his man cave. Red was an VFW member of Post #10005.

He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Kathy; three sons; two sisters; one brother; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren plus one on the way; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Services will be held at his home at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 5714 Flint St., Fort Mohave, Ariz. followed by a celebration of life and potluck at 2:00 p.m. at O'Leary's Pub, 1063 Hwy. 95, Bullhead City, Ariz.

Published in Mohave Daily News Online from Feb. 19 to Feb. 26, 2013