Richard Dennis Harper of Cleveland, GA passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021.
Richard was born August 25 th , 1939 to Ernest and Doris Harper. He was born and raised in Decatur, GA.
Richard went on to accomplish much in life. Richard attended Georgia State and earned his bachelor’s
degree. He also spent his career serving his community as a law enforcement officer with Georgia State
Patrol. He also proudly served his country as a veteran serving in both the Army and Air Force. In
addition to his accomplishments, Richard held several identities that were of great importance to him.
Richard was a professing Christian and member of First Baptist of Douglasville. He was a husband to his
loving wife of 17 years. Richard was also a proud father of his three children and a brother to his two
siblings. He will be missed by all the lives he touched.
Richard is survived by his wife, Ann Harper; his two children Lisa Scogin and Paige (Mark) Segers; and
brother Jerry Harper. He is predeceased by his parents Ernest and Doris Harper, his daughter Holly
Sears, and his brother Ernest Harper Jr.
There will be no services scheduled.
Condolences may be expressed at clevelandfuneralhome.com