Ronald Gene Harpe, 86 of Gould passed away July 5, 2021.

He was born on December 7, 1934, in Ashland Kentucky.

Mr. Harpe served in the United States Marine Corp receiving a purple heart and other awards during his service.

He attended the United Methodist Church and retired from the State of Florida Department of Correction. He served as past commander and district commander of VFW.

Survivors are his wife Shelia Harpe of Gould; daughter Debora Harpe of Texas; stepsons, Phillip Ashcraft of Pasco, Washington and Jay Ashcraft of Gould; his brother, Charles Harpe, Jr. of Tierre Verde, Florida; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

There will be a private family memorial service. Donations will be accepted by Griffin Funeral Home of Dumas.