James Harper

James Lee “Jimmy" Harper, 53, of Derby, died Saturday, Feb.13, 2021 in Park City.

Jimmy was born in Muscatine, Iowa, and raised in Arkansas City, where he graduated from Arkansas City High School in 1985. He attended Tulsa Welding School and had a 20-year career at Boeing.

His hobbies were rescuing dogs and drinking his “Natty Daddy.”

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ronald "Mike" Harper and Cathie Harper; and brothers, Terry Taylor and Marvin "Bubby" Taylor.

Survivors include sisters, Jolene Taylor, Sara Harper, and Trish Cross; and several nieces and nephews.

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