James Harper

James Herman "Bud" Harper

1927 - 2019

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Obituary of James Herman Harper

AUBURNDALE – James “Bud” Harper, age 91, passed away on February 7, 2019 in Lakeland.  He was born on July 25, 1927 in Pansy, Alabama to John & Cleone Harper.  Bud was a Polk County resident for 70 years coming from Alabama.  He was a Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, worked as a Barber for Please You Barber Shop and loved fishing & hunting.  Bud was also a member of Lena Vista Baptist Church for 57 years where he served as a deacon for 50 years.  He is preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers & 2 sisters.  Bud is survived by; his wife of 66 years: Irene Harper, Sons: Mike (Sharon) Harper & Tim (Sandy) Harper, Daughter: Peggy Lee all from Auburndale.  Grandchildren: Brett (Elizabeth) Harper, Jeremy (Joanna) Harper, Brayton Harper, Brandon (Amber) Harper, Jared (Courtney) Forrester, Tayler (Dustin) Russell, and Quinn (Kari) White, and 3 Great-Grandchildren.

Tuesday
12
February

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Lena Vista Baptist Church
213 Florida Drive
Auburndale, Florida, United States
Tuesday
12
February

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Lena Vista Baptist Church
213 Florida Drive
Auburndale, Florida, United States

Interment

Auburndale Memorial Park
1889 West Derby Avenue
Auburndale, Florida, United States
863-965-5514