Melvin Harper, 94, of Dumas, died Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, July 2, 2021, with Bob Ulrey and Jim Harper officiating at Boxwell Brothers Memorial Chapel, 500 N. Maddox.
Melvin was born on September 4, 1926, in Grady, New Mexico to Ephraim and Ella Harper. He graduated from Hugo high school in Hugo, Ok. He had farmed in Moore County for many years and driven a truck for S.B. Foot Tannery and Evenson Trucking. He married Sue Evelyn Gulley on January 13, 1949. She preceded him in death on Nov. 24, 2019. He was also preceded in death by his parents and all of his siblings.
He is survived by a daughter, Sally Harper Ulrey and husband Bob of Borger; four sons, Larry Harper and wife Peggy of Durant, Ok., Mike Harper and wife Sheila of Greenbriar, Ar., Jon Harper and wife Debbie of Dumas, and Jim Harper and wife Cindy of Amarillo; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be sent to Moore County Hospice, 224 E. 2nd, Dumas, Texas.
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