Meridian Star

February 23, 2013

David A. Harper

The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Services for David A. Harper will be held today at 3 p.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Brother Nolan Butler officiating. Burial will be in Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery.

    Mr. Harper, 57, of Meridian, died Wednesday at his residence. He was the owner of Nanabe Creek Campground.

    Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo Harper of Meridian, his children, Candace Rainer and husband Wayne of the Clarkdale Community, Elisabeth Balzer and husband Nick of Houston, Texas, Josh Gingell and wife Danyell of Columbus; grandchildren, Madison Gingell, Kaine Gingell, Kaleb Gingell, Easton Rainer, Loryn Kinsley Rainer, Dillon Rader and Braden Rader; sister, Faye Lundberg; brothers, Billy Harper and Doug Harper all of Meridian and numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his daughter Brooke Harper Gingell; parents Everette and Mildred Harper and brother Bobby Harper.

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at

    Visitation will be held 2-3 p.m. today at the funeral home.