LADDIE JOE HARP, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Dec. 20, 1926, in Eureka Springs, a son of Albert and Zoe (Wright) Harp. He died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at the age of 80.
Mr. Harp was a musician. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge, the American Legion, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He attended the First Christian Church of Eureka Springs.
On Feb. 21, 1988, he was united in marriage with Shirley Francis, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one son, Mark Harp, and wife Cindy; one grandson, Joey Harp; and one great grandson, Jason Harp, all of Springfield, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his Aunt Edna, and his grandparents.
Graveside services were held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at the Eureka Springs Cemetery. Interment followed in the Eureka Springs Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.