Tommy Harper

In Memorial

Tommy Harper, 84, of Waco, passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020 at a local hospice center. No services are planned.

Tommy was born December 10, 1935 in Eastland to George and Annie (Kimmel) Harper. He married Billy Lou Goforth on October 17, 1953 in Ranger. Tommy owned and operated Harper Construction for 35 years, retiring in 1997. He and Billy Lou enjoyed traveling in their retirement. Tommy was a member of Masonic Lodge #92 and Columbus Avenue Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Fred Harper, Robert Harper, Marie Boney and Barbara Jane Thompson; and son, Danny Joe Harper.

Survivors include wife of 67 years, Billy Lou Harper of Waco; son, Tommy Harper and wife Carol of Waco; grandchildren, Katie and husband Brett, Joshua and Sarah and husband Alan; great-grandchildren, Eliana, William, and Adeline; and brother, Bill Harper.

The family would like to acknowledge a special thank you to the team at Providence Hospice for their professional care and concern.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Dear Billy Lou,
    From Frank of Charles and Dorothy Hall. So very sorry to hear of Tommy’s passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Linda Galbraith Trussell

    Uncle Tommy, Thanks for the wonderful memories. Our prayers are with you Aunt Billy and Little Tom.

  3. Mrs.Harper, Tommy and Carol and Family
    So Sorry for the loss of Tommy! He was always so kind and sweet to me. Prayers and Thoughts for All The Family. May God wrap his Loving and Caring Arms around The Family during this difficult time. Love Angie Baker

  4. Billy Lou, as I mentioned to you recently when we meet with you and Tommy, Tommy could work rings around most people that I knew. I was so saddened to learn of his death. My condolences to you and your family.

  5. May God’s Peace comfort the family.
    I knew Tommy Sr. from working at the welding store. I enjoyed visiting with him when he would trade there.

  6. Janet and David Reed

    Thinking of you and offering our sympathy.
    Friends from long ago, at Lakeview Baptist Church
    Janet and David Reed

  7. Carol and Tommy my deepest sympathy for your loss. May your hearts be at peace. May all the best memories of your times with Tommy bring you and your family peace and comfort.

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