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“My Prayers go out to the Whole Harper Family ..So sorry for Ur loss Ur Dad was a GREAT MAN!!! ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Casey - Other

“Would like to our deepest condolences to you Dina and for the passing of your Father,we love you and your family. You will always be in our prayers ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Terry & Eva Ozier

“My deepest condolences to the Harper family.Thanking your family for your services, throughout our community. May Mr. Harper rest peacefully. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Rotunda Poplar

“Dena sending my Condolences and Prayers too you and your family for you do and how you all have served Kalamazoo for what you do. Praying for you. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Dixon

“My deepest Condolences to you Harper Family. Truly a Man of God. Always a gentle Soul and always had a smile for you. He will truly be missed in the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: SHIRLEY PALM - Other

“It was always a pleasure dealing with Bob down to Harpers. We trusted each other with no issues. I remember dropping one of fluorescent bulbs I was...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Ed VanderMeeden (Lamplighter Electric)

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Pat Taylor - Other

“Mr. Harper you will be truly missed. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Williams


ROBERT S. HARPER JR of Kalamazoo, MI died December 6, 2021 at the age of 85. He became the youngest licensed funeral director with House of Diggs at the age of twenty-five. Harper worked for the firm for two years before joining the staff at Charles T. Cole Funeral Home in Detroit. He relo-cated to Kalamazoo in 1969 to open Harper Funeral Home, which he owned and operated. A graduate of the Eckels College of Mortuary Science, he was a mem-ber of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association.