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Dalmer Ray

April 4, 1957 – January 8, 2019

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Dalmer Ray Harper
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Obituary for Dalmer Ray Harper

Dalmer Ray Harper of West Liberty, KY, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Center, Hazard, KY, at the age of 61 years, 9 months, and 4 days. He was born Thursday, April 4, 1957, at Fort George G. Meade, MD, son of the late James Archie & Shirley Jean Campbell Harper.

He was united in marriage to Terrie Lynn McKenzie. This union was blessed with four children, Jessica, Laura, Leah, and James. He was a truck driver for Adkins Trucking for several years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Rickie Harper; and his mother-in-law, Wanetta Perry McKenzie.

He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Terrie Lynn McKenzie Harper; three daughters, Jessica Fallen Baskin & Jason of Georgetown, KY, Laura Rae Harper McCormick & Shawn of Dayton, OH, and Leah Ray Harper of Sarasota, FL; one son, James Clayton Harper of Dayton, OH; eight grandchildren, Justin Harper, Jaelyn Freed, Camren Freed, David Kincaid, James Harper, Jr., Savannah Kincaid, Khloe Harper, and Christopher Harper; two sisters, Lisa Harper Noble & Cairn of MI and Karen Harper Gevedon & Marty of Centerville, KY; two half-sisters, Tonya Harper & Jamie Harper of West Liberty; several nieces & nephews; his father-in-law, Donald Henry McKenzie of West Liberty, KY; one sister-in-law, Donna McKenzie Perry & Jackie of West Liberty, KY; and one brother-in-law, Donald Shawn McKenzie also of West Liberty, KY.

Funeral service 1 p.m., Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Potter Funeral Home, with Elder Tom Steele officiating. Burial to follow in the Lewis Family Cemetery, Shady Lane, West Liberty, KY. Visitation from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Friday, January 11, 2019 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: David Adkins, Will Adkins, Jonathan Adkins, Josh Perry, Jackie Perry, Shawn McKenzie, Marty Gevedon, Cruz Gevedon, Michael Williams, and Shane Williams.

Honorary Pallbearers: All His Grandchildren.

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When 11:00am - 1:00pm
Potter Funeral Home
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY 41472

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Friday, January 11th, 2019 1:00pm
Potter Funeral Home
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY 41472