McMurtrey Funeral Home

McMurtrey Funeral Home

Monday, April 28, 2014


Rollin Harper, Jr. age 85 of Edmonton, Ky. died Sunday April, 27, 2014 at the Barren County Health Care in Glasgow. Rollin was born November 2, 1928 in Chicago, Il. to the late Rollin and Ruby Fields Harper. He was a retired farmer and a member of Society Hill Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years Dorothy Pearl Harper of Edmonton, two daughters, Teresa (Bobby) Riddle of Burkesville and Colleen (Eric) Poynter of Glasgow and one son Chris (Kathy) Harper of Edmonton.
He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Tim Perkins, Tina Blackburn, Stephanie Cash, Shawn Riddle, Christy Holder, Marsha Houchens, Chad Smith, Erica Brown, Sadie Poynter and Alex Poynter and 14 great- grandchildren and three sisters, Cary Dabney of In., Joyce Ford of Chicago and Norma Parnell of Edmonton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by one son Douglas Gayle Harper and one sister Priscilla Harper.
There will be a private memorial service held at a later date as cremation was chosen.

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