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ROY L. HARPER Jr.

ROY L. HARPER Jr. Obituary
Roy L. Harper, Jr., 78, of Ormond Beach passed away on February 22, 2010 at his home with his loving family. The visitation will be held on Thursday (today), February 25th at Lohman Funeral Home, Ormond Beach between the hours of 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 26th at 10:00 am at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, with Fr. Bill Zamborsky officiating. Interment will follow at Volusia Memorial Park Cemetery, Ormond Beach. Roy was born January 14, 1932 in Worcester, MA and moved to the area in 1987 from West Boylston, MA. Roy was a business owner of Harper Data Processing, and Saxon's Restaurant in MA. He and his wife Marie entertained for over forty years, where Roy played honky tonk piano while Marie played banjo. He was co-owner of Steve Harper Painting for the past 20 years. He graduated from Clark University in Worcester, MA, a US Army veteran of the Korean War, serving from 1952-1954 where he was awarded the Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Service Star. He enjoyed working in the yard and spending time at the American Legion Post and with his family. He was a member of the VFW Post # 1590, and a lifetime member of the American Legion Post # 267, Fraternal Order of the Eagles 3800. He also enjoyed bird watching and being entertained by squirrels. Roy is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Marie Harper of Ormond Beach; daughter, Lynne A. Seeber and her husband, Brian of Ormond Beach; sons, Steven R. Harper and his wife, Meggan, Ormond Beach; Richard T. Harper and his wife, Julie of Ormond Beach, and Ronald E. Harper and his wife, Donna, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado; and 11 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion Post # 267, 156 New Britain Avenue Ormond Beach, FL 32174 Friends may send condolences to www.lohmanfuneralhomes.comArrangements are under the careful supervision of Lohman Funeral Home in Ormond.

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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal from Feb. 24 to Feb. 25, 2010
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