Lebanon Reporter


December 29, 2012

Robert Eugene “Pops” Harper

Mr. Robert Eugene “Pops” Harper, 74, Indianapolis, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, at I.U. West Hospital in Avon.

Mr. Harper was born in West Pointe, Indiana, on Feb. 22, 1938.  He was the son of the late Gladys (Cheeseman) Ruffin and Donald Harper.

On Nov. 4, 2000, in Marion County, Indiana, he was married to Barbra Kay (Farris) Harper. Mrs. Harper survives.

Mr. Harper was the owner and operator of Wandering Cowboys, a country western store located in Indianapolis.

A devoted husband, father and grandfather and great grandfather, Mr. Harper loved spending time with his family and friends. A cowboy at heart, he also enjoyed listening to country music.

Survivors, in addition to his wife, Mrs. Barbra Harper of Indianapolis, include three sons, Christopher Harper and wife, Tracy, Mark Polly and wife, Shelley, and Michael Hampton; four daughters, Theresa Hibbard, Sheila McGuire and husband, Charlie, Lisa Hampton, and Lori Ragland and husband, Brian; a brother, Donald “Bo” Harper and wife, Vicki, and two sisters, Debbie Collins, and Sandy Vibbert and husband, Bobby; 17 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Harper was preceded in death by a son, Bryan Harper; a daughter, Roberta Harper, and a sister, Shirley Adams.

Funeral services will be held at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon St., in Lebanon on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at 1:30 p.m.

Visitation is planned for Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, from 2 to 5 p.m., at the funeral home in Lebanon.

Interment will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at myersmortuary.com.

Text Only

Featured items
Click below to browse and order photos

Photos from August 2014

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Okla. Policeman Accused of Sex Assaults on Duty Raw: Egypt Bus Crash Kills at Least 33 Two Bodies Found in Adjacent Yards Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert Raw: Israeli Air Strike in Gaza Raw: Rescue Efforts Suspended at Japan Landslide Raw: Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in Malaysia Raw: Smaller Marches in Ferguson Marathon Suspect's Friend Pleads Guilty Attorney: Utah Eatery Had Other Chemical Burn Farm Resurgence Grows With Younger Crowd Microbrewery Chooses Special Can for Its Beer Ky. Firefighters Hurt in Ice Bucket Challenge Federal Investigation Will Look at Use of Force Community Deals With Michael Brown Aftermath US: We Do Not Pay Ransom to Terrorists Ferguson Teachers Training to Deal With Trauma Jon Hamm on the Unrest in Ferguson Tit for Tat? McDonald's Shuttered in Moscow Life on the Professional Video Game Circuit

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide