Donald “Donnie” Harper, 71, of Star City died on February 3, 2017 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

He was born October 30, 1945 in Monticello to the late Claude D. and Fucha Mae Shockley Harper.

He was a wire finisher for National Filtration, loved to hunt and fish, spending time with the grandkids on the four-wheeler and gardening.

Also preceding in death were a brother, LaVerne Harper; sister, Elizabeth Matthews and three grandchildren, Emily, Olivia and Maggie Hogue.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Shepherd Harper; son, Dennis Harper; two daughters, Michelle (Terry) Young and Joanie (Benny) Hogue; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild, all of Star City.

Visitation is Februray 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Graveside services will be held on February 7 at 2 p.m. at Best Cemetery with Bro. Don Borland officiating.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, PO Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203-9984 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.