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Englewood, OH
HARPER, Ronald James "Jim"

Age 87 of Butler Township, passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Jim was a graduate of Northridge High School class of 1951 and the University of Dayton class of 1959. He was

also a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the U.S. Air Force. Jim owned and operated Presidential Art Medals and National Frame Gallery in Vandalia from 1970 - 2020. He

enjoyed traveling, spending time in Florida and spending time with his family. He was also an avid Ohio State Buckeye and U.D. Flyer fan. He is survived by his daughter: Dana (John) Ryan of Germantown, granddogs: Romo and Witten, son: Scott (Darla) Harper of Union, grandchildren: Matthew

Harper, Ambre (Doug) Hurak, 3 great-grandchildren, brother: Paul Harper of Englewood, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and longtime work associate and friend: Kathy Petkewitz. He was preceded in death by his wife: Joan (Espy) Harper,

parents: Paul and Elizabeth (Jenkins) Harper Sr. and sister: Joan Vitek. Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on

Sunday, October 17, 2021, at the Kindred Funeral Home, (400 Union Blvd., Englewood) with Rev. John Wiltshire officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday, from 1:00 p.m. until time of services. The family asks that you please wear your

favorite Ohio State or U.D. attire. Interment will be held

privately at Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio's Hospice of Dayton or the American Heart Association. To view the service for Jim and leave an online condolence for the family, please visit

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May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Heart Association
October 15, 2021
Dana, you and John have my deepest sympathies on the passing of your dear father. I pray that you are blessed with only happy memories of your years together. Mark Heistand, Germantown, OH
Mark Heistand
October 14, 2021
To the family, May God give you for every storm... a rainbow, For every tear... a smile, For every care... a promise, And a blessing in each trial. For every problem life sends, a faithful friend to share, For every sigh... a sweet song, And an answer for each prayer.
Northridge High School Alumni
October 14, 2021
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