James A. Harper, Jr. was born July 15, 1941 in Santa Monica, Calif. He died Sept. 4, 2010 in southern California.
He served four years in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Harer was a long time resident of Oregon, having moved to Coquille from southern California in 1967. He later moved to Sams Vally where he lived for many years before returning to southern California.
He is survived by his wife and his four children; Riki L. Brickey, Central Point, Paige M. Harper, Medford, James L. Harper, San Diego and Todd A. Harper, Shady Cove; two sisters and a brother. He was preceded in death by his parents and his twin brother, Robert (Bob) Harper.