Raymond Jerry Harper (September 12, 1942 - July 31, 2023)

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Raymond Jerry Harper
  • September 12, 1942
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  • July 31, 2023

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Raymond Jerry Harper, 80, resident of Port Orange, Florida, passed away on July 31, 2023. He was born in Lake Worth, Florida on September 12, 1942.

He is survived by his sons Ray Harper, Jr. and Dalbert Harper and his daughter Diana Williams(Roy), his granddaughter, Ashley and grandson Roy of Tampa, Florida, his beloved sisters; Glenda Fay DeMotte of Port Orange, Florida, Margaret Robertson of Roseburg, Oregon, and Paula Harper of New Mexico, brothers-in-law; Michael Patskin, Bill Patskin and sister-in-law Julie Riedel Patskin, his nieces, Peggy Lynn Wood of Lantana, Florida, Susan Ferris of Port Orange, Florida, his nephews; Jeffrey Landress of South Carolina, Thomas Landress and Robert Landress of Lake Worth, Florida, and his great-neices and nephews Jaden and Toby Flanagan and Kenny Donovan. He is also survived by his favorite cousin, Daniel Luke, Sr., who was like a brother to him.  They both always enjoyed fishing together.

Raymond was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene Patskin Harper, his parents; Henry Ned Harper and Burnease Sapp, and his sister Opalee Bray

Raymond went to the Florida School for the Deaf & Blind in St. Augustine, Florida. He has worked in Dry Wall for 44 years. He enjoyed fishing.  He lived in Tampa, Florida for many years before relocating to Port Orange, Florida where he was cared for by his sister Glenda.


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  1. Diana says:
    16 Jun 2024
    Happy Heavenly Father's Day Dad. I honor the memories of you today and always. You will never be forgotten. I love you Dad.

  2. Glenda posted an image:
    08 Aug 2023
    I always love my Brother Ray very much..
    I always love my Brother Ray very much..

  3. Diana Williams posted an image:
    02 Aug 2023
    WE LOVE YOU DAD
    WE LOVE YOU DAD

  4. Roy Williams says:
    02 Aug 2023
    Ray, I will always have great memories of you as my father-in-law. You were always kind and loving towards me. I've always enjoyed my time with you. I will miss you.
    Love Roy.

  5. Diana Williams says:
    02 Aug 2023
    Dad, I'm so thankful for all the wonderful and happy memories we shared together. You were an incredible good-hearted father. Your smile would light up the room. I will always LOVE you. You will be deeply missed.
    Love your daughter Diana.

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