Richard Fillmore Harper

July 15, 2018


Richard Fillmore Harper passed away July 12, 2018. He was born July 2, 1939 to Rodolph Dennis and Eva Margaret Smith Harper in Albertson, NC. He married his eternal sweetheart, Clarnell Behunin, in the Salt Lake Temple on August 1, 1975.

He was a speech therapist in the Alpine School District. He sang with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, but Richard found the most joy singing with his family.

Richard is preceded in death by his parents; siblings R.D., Margaret, Lynn, Walton, and Frances; his son, David; and his granddaughter, Lily. He is survived by his siblings Leland, Vernon, Pat, Faye, Gary, and Michael; his wife; children Tom (Jo), John (Kim), Rick (MaryBeth), Eva (Mike), Velda, Rody (Serena), Frank (Kesten), and Isaac (Megan); 21 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Viewing will be held July 20, 2018 from 6-8 pm at Wing Mortuary, 118 E. Main Lehi, UT. Funeral will be held July 21, 2018 at 1 pm, at 680 North 350 West in American Fork, UT with a viewing at 11:30 am. Online guestbook at wingmortuary.com.

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