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EDMONTON – Ronnie Glen Harper, 58, passed away peacefully at his residence, surrounded by family on 08/29/2022. He was born in Glasgow, KY on May 09, 1964, to James “Perry” Harper and Betty England Harper. Ronnie was a lifelong logger, avid hunter, and fisherman.

Survivors Include his loving wife of 38 years, Tammy Brown Harper of Edmonton, KY; two children, Travis “T.J.” Harper of Edmonton, and Kimberly Brown and husband Justin of Center;  three grandchildren, Brayden, Caroline, and Lucas; two beloved animals, Tiny and Blackie; mother, Betty England Harper; one brother; Gerry Harper (Robin); and two sisters; Beverly Jessie, and Lori Shields (Nathan); father and mother-in-law, Travis Wade and Mary Sue Brown; two brothers-in-law, Timothy “Duck” Brown (Cassandra), and David Brown (B.J.); one sister-in-law, Debbie Brown Cash (Steve Murphy); nephews, Matthew Harper (Sarah), Lucas Harper (Emily), Garrett Shields, Wyatt Shields, Dylan Cash, Taylor Brown (Alyssa Bunch); nieces, Susan Talbot (Abel), Courtney Biggs (Alex), Brooklyn Brown, Madison Crawley (Kalib) Destiny Murphy (Trevor); several great nieces and nephews. A special friend who became family, Lowell Jessie.

Ronnie was also fortunate enough in the last few years of his life to add a few more family members, and special caretakers, Taylor and Beth Berry, and Lisa Vibbert.

Ronnie is proceeded in death by his father, James “Perry” Harper; maternal grandparents, Gilford and Lyda England; paternal grandparents, Levi Harper and Lenar Bell Froedge Harper; and one nephew, Kendall McDonald.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 31, 2022, in the chapel of Butler Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Harper Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM Tuesday and after 9:00 AM Wednesday at the funeral home.

Butler Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted to the care of Mr. Harper. Please share your messages of condolence with the family at


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