Gary LaVerne Harper, 65, of Star City died on March 26, 2016 at his home.
He was of the Methodist faith and was a United States Army Veteran. He was a retired Police Officer with the Star City Police Department. He was a member of the Sons of the Confederacy, Sons of the American Revolution, V.F.W and American Legion Roy Jason Fish Post #37.
He was born October 11, 1950 in Lincoln County and was the son of the late LaVerne and Kathryn Bradshaw Harper.
Also preceding him in death was a brother, Kevin B. Harper.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Harper; son, Kevin (Katrina Meek) Harper, all of Star City; two daughters, Tracy (Frank) Puydak of Star City and Katie (Stephen) Pier of Tulsa, Oklahoma; two brothers, Ronnie Harper of Star City and Barry Harper of Pine Bluff; six grandchildren, Jericho Ware, Brody Puydak, Joshua Pier, Jeremy Pier, Corey Meek and Gabrielle Meek.
Funeral services will be held on April 1 at 2 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City with Bro. Bill Hilburn officiating. Visitation is March 31 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Best Cemetery.