James C. Harper 1959-2013

LEAVITTSBURG – James C. “Tarzan” Harper, 54, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren.

He was born April 26, 1959, in Warren, the son of Melvin L. and Bessie Jane Harper.

James put in 24 years of dedication and hard work as a maintenance man at Trumbull Plaza.

He was a member of Austin Village Baptist Church.

James was a loving brother, a great and caring father and grandfather. James was a crafty man who loved to carve. James was known by many and missed by all.

James is survived by his father, Melvin L. Harper of Burghill; sons, James L. Harper and Patrick J. Harper, both of Warren; daughter, Sierra D. Harper of Leavittsburg; one sister, Anita Hanick of Champion; two nephews, Mike Hanick and Jeremy D. Hanick; and two grandchildren, Patrick D. Harper and Kael J. Harper.

He is finally reuniting with his beloved mother Jane Harper and his grandfather Lester Harper.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bessie Jane Harper.

A private graveside service was held.

Arrangements were handled by the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, Warren.

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