CHARLES E. "CHUCK" HARPER, JR., 68, of Fairfield
Glade, TN, passed away on June 25, 2011.
Mr. Harper was born Nov. 23, 1942, the son of Charles
Harper, Sr. (RHS-1929) and Pauline Blankenship Harper
(RHS-1928). He spent his youth in Ranger, TX, and
attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1960.
Charles served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam
War. His later years were spent in New Jersey where
he worked for Colonial Pipeline Co. as an operations
manager. Chuck retired to Fairfield Glade in 2005.
He loved boating, skeet shooting, playing cards and
Charles was preceded in death by his parents and
sister, Joy Harper Gilbert (RHS 1949).
Survivors at the time of his death, include his wife,
Joyce; daughters, Diane Datz, Cathy Fago, Nancy Schultz
and Denise Harper; grandchildren, Tommy, Liz, Erin,
Kara and Caity; brother, J.D. Harper (RHS-1953) & his
wife Imogene Loper (RHS-1954) of Austin; stepson, Ryan
Stevens; and many dear friends.