Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Obituary - Michael Bruce Harper

Michael Bruce Harper
Michael Bruce Harper, age 58, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Monday, October 10, 2016, at Mercy Hospital, Ft. Scott. He was born November 14, 1957, in Ft. Scott, the son of Harold and Ruby Miller Harper. He worked as a welder most of his career before his disability. Michael was a hard worker who marched to the beat of his own drum. He was 58 going on 20. He was always willing to drop everything to help a family member in need. 

He enjoyed fishing, tinkering, and working on his house. He loved spending time with his grandkids.

Survivors include a daughter, Candy Turner, Devon, KS; three sons, Michael Harper and wife Amy, Ft. Scott, Dustin Harper and wife Alison, Fulton, KS, and Scott Harper, Ft. Scott; two sisters, Debra Hazen and Rose Mary Pollard, Ft. Scott; three brothers, John Harper, Rush Springs, OK, James Harper and wife Debbie, Arma, KS, and David Harper and wife Ellen, Bronson, KS; seven grandchildren, Landon and London Turner, Kourtney, Lily and Ella Harper, and Charlee and Memphis Harper; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Harper; and his parents.

Pastor Carl Ellis will conduct funeral services at 10:30 AM Saturday, October 15th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. An informal time of visitation will follow. Memorials are suggested to the Michael Harper Memorial fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.