David Bruce Harper

David Bruce Harper
David Bruce Harper

David Bruce Harper, 64, of Amarillo, TX died Wednesday, March 24, 2021.

Services will be at 3:00 pm, Monday, March 29, 2021, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, with Dr. Murray Gossett officiating.  Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa, TX.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

David was born August 18, 1956, in Alamogordo, NM to William E. and Carol Harper.  He graduated from high school in Alamogordo and had worked for Owens Corning for more than 33 years as a metal fabricator. He attended First Presbyterian Church.

David married Donna Campbell on June 23, 1979, in Friona, TX.

He loved his music and Harley’s.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Harper, of Amarillo, TX; a son, Douglas Harper, of Amarillo, TX; daughter, D’Ana Harper, of Eugene, OR; parents, William E. and Carol Harper, of Amarillo, TX; and grandson, Beau Harper, of Lubbock, TX.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home from 1:30 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

13 Replies to “David Bruce Harper”

  1. So sorry to hear about David had a lot of good times talking to him in the metal shop , had not seen him since I retired.

  2. My deepest sympathy to the family as everyone struggles through the grief and sadness. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

  3. I got to know him at the Elk’s Lodge and the memories abound. We solved many worldly problems while visiting there. David was a loyal and stable friend. It was an honor to know him. Blessings on the family. — Larry Todd, Austin, TX.

  4. I always considered Harper one of my best friends. We had a great time making up names for all the people we knew. I will always have fond memories. He will be truly missed.

  5. Worked with David from 1981 until I came back home to west virginia in 1996. Great man to work with.Prayers for all.

  6. David you will be grateful missed.You are a great friend. You are a genius medal worker.I really enjoyed hanging out in your shop watching the front door to see who got fired next. Love ya my friend.

    1. “Earl” was quite a character. But most of all, he was my friend. While at Owens Corning his boss told him he had to make some changes so he changed his name to Earl.

      1. Yeah, when he took over pumping grease from Ditto, he didn’t want to be called “greaser” so he decided to go by “Lubricano”.

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