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Arthur Don Harper


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Avenue, Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

Arthur “Don” Harper, age 74, of Jackson, Ohio passed away December 9th, 2021, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe. He was born July 31st, 1947, in Blackfork, Ohio to the late Frank and Amanda (Keels) Harper.

He is survived by his daughter, Nichole Harper of Jackson, Ohio; two grandsons, Deishane Hampton and Dematri William of Jackson, Ohio; siblings: Doris Craddolph of Jackson, Ohio, Allen (Jane) Harper of Gallipolis, Ohio, Charlene Jackson of Jackson, Ohio, Marilyn Craddolph (Dave) of Xenia, Ohio; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by wife of 48 years, Beverly Harper; as well as a sister-in-law, brother, and brothers-in-law.

He was a faithful member of Union Baptist Church of Blackfork. He and Bev always helped fix Easter breakfast as long as his health would allow.

Don will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

A memorial service and burial will take place at a later date at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Online condolences may be sent to


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