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Robert “R.T.” Harper

Robert “R.T.” Harper

Robert “R.T.” Harper, 85, of Spiro, OK, formerly of Charleston, AR passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 in Fort Smith, AR. He was born November 8, 1927 in Charleston to Tony Harper and Ella Foster Harper; was retired from Coca Cola Bottling Co. in Fort Smith and was a member of the Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife Georgia Snauder Harper.

Service was held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013 at Smith Mortuary Chapel in Charleston, with interment at Garden of Memories in Charleston under the direction of Smith Mortuary of Charleston.

He is survived by one son Gary Harper and wife Charlotte of Greenwood, AR; two daughters Vicky Phelps and husband Jim of Lavaca and Jane Ann Parent and husband Ronnie of Spiro, OK, seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

The family visited with friends from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening at Smith Mortuary in Charleston.