- October 17, 1942 - March 4, 2017
- New Orleans, Louisiana
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Richard A. Harper, Jr. passed away at the age of 74 on March 4, 2017 in New Orleans, LA. He is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Ann Fury Harper; his son Eric Harper; his sister Judith Harper; sister-in-law Mercedes Fury Hasler; brother-in-law Charles Fury (Joy);2 nieces; 1 nephew; and 1 grandniece and 2 grandnephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Penelope and Richard Andrew Harper, Sr. Richard was a lifelong resident of New Orleans, graduated from Fortier High School, and went on to earn a degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology from Delgado. Richard worked for over 20 years at Eastern Airlines until his retirement. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed NASCAR stock car racing. He was also a lifetime member of the NRA. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Services took place privately for the family.