Chester Harper, 87, of Grayson passed away Sunday, March 27, 2022 at the Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born April 3, 1934 in Grayson; a son of the late Ted and Pearl Kitchen Harper.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jack Harper; two brothers, Bill Harper, and James Porter, and a sister, Pauline Stephens.
Chester was a member of the Carter Christian Holiness Church, and a retired Union Boilermaker.
He is survived by his wife, Minnyann Clark Harper; four sons, John (Robin) Harper, Chester Harper Jr., and Stanley (Angie) Harper all of Grayson, and Daryl (Bambi) Harper, of Atlanta, GA; four sisters, Elizabeth Bradley of St. Louis, MO, Rosemary Lee and Bonnie Felty both of Grayson, and Jane (Gary) Tackett of Georgetown, KY; a granddaughter, Missy (Scott) Caudill of Olive Hill; a great-granddaughter, Marissa Caudill; and a great-grandson, Matthew Caudill both of Olive Hill.
Funeral services will be Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson, Bill Burnett, minister. Masonic services by Willard Lodge F&AM will be prior to services. Burial will follow in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be his sons, John Harper, Stanley Harper, and Daryl Harper; a granddaughter, Missy Caudill; a great-granddaughter, Marissa Caudill; a great-grandson, Matthew Caudill; a son-in-law, Scott Caudill.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Online condolences and live webcast at www.sparksfh.com.