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Richard "Ronnie" Donald Harper

April 23, 1934 ~ September 9, 2022 (age 88)
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Obituary

Mr. Ronnie Harper, age 88, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2022 at 7:13 PM at the Hospice House in Bowling Green, KY. 

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 12, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory.  A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 12th, that evening at 7:00 PM with visitation resuming until 9:00 PM.  After transport to Greenwood, Indiana, another visitation will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022 from 11:00 AM EST to 1:00 PM EST at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S State Road 135 in Greenwood, IN 46143.  A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 16th at 1:00 PM EST with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood, IN. 

Ronnie was born on April 23, 1934 in Franklin, KY to the late Presley Harper and the late Jennie Mae (Uhls) Harper.  He is also preceded in death by his first wife, Bettie Holman Harper; second wife, Goldie Groves Dillard Harper; and 3 brothers, Kenny Harper, Bobby Harper and Larry Harper.

He is survived by 2 sons, Randall Harper and Curtis Harper both of Indianapolis, IN; a step-daughter, Linda Hunter (James) of Franklin, KY; 1 grandson, Curtis Cody Harper; 3 step-grandchildren, Crystal Shultz, James Hunter II and Holly Cardwell; 2 great-grandchildren, Hudson Harper and Harley Harper; 7 step-great- grandchildren, Alyssa Hicks, Andrew Hicks, Morgan Hunter, Morrison Hunter, Jonah Cardwell, Norah Cardwell and Jett Cardwell.

Ronnie is of Christian faith.  He was retired from McQuay Norris Manufacturing.  Ronnie was a Mason for 64+ years and former President of the Indianapolis Racing Pigeon Club.  He loved all animals especially cattle and horses. 

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com.  The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
September 12, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Funeral Service
Monday
September 12, 2022

7:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Visitation
Monday
September 12, 2022

7:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Funeral Service
Tuesday
September 13, 2022

1:00 PM
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens & Funeral Home
1977 S State Road 135
Greenwood, IN 46143

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
September 13, 2022

Forest Lawn Memory Gardens & Funeral Home
1977 S State Road 135
Greenwood, IN 46143

Visitation
Friday
September 16, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens & Funeral Home
1977 S State Road 135
Greenwood, IN 46143

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