Donald E. “Donnie” Harper
October 09, 1960 ‒ November 12, 2020
Donald E. “Donnie” Harper, age 60, of Centerburg, passed away at Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital on Thursday, November 12, 2020. He was born in Columbus on October 9, 1960, to Donald R. Harper and Juanita V. Cook, both of whom preceded him in death.
Surviving Donnie, and left to cherish his memory, are his wife of 41 years, Rebecca L. (Chambers) Harper of Centerburg; his daughters, Dawn L. (Nathan) Hulick of Sunbury, Danielle M. (Michael) Hill of Centerburg; his grandchildren, Beckett, Bennett, Claire, Jack; and his brother, Randy (Cathy) Harper of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Donnie was a truck driver for First Fleet and earned numerous driving and safety awards over his many years of driving. He enjoyed hunting and had a passion for politics, American history, and reading the Bible. He was a loving and attentive husband, father and grandfather. His greatest pleasure in life was spending time with his grandchildren.
A graveside service for Donnie will be held at 10am on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Blendon Central Cemetery, 6350 Hempstead Rd., Westerville, Ohio, 43081. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Donnie’s name to either Mt. Carmel Hospice (1144 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH, 43215) or The American Cancer Association (1198 Kenny Centre Mall, Columbus, OH, 43220). DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to work with the Harper family. Memories of Donnie or condolences may be posted at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.