|C. Benny Harper, 73, of Gandeeville, West Virginia died December 30, 2012 at the Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston, West Virginia.|
He was born April 1, 1939 in Boone County, West Virginia a son of the late James harold and Opal Boggs Harper. Benny was a 1957 Walton High School graduate and owned and operated Peggy's Inn in Gandeeville for over 34 years. He was a member of the Walton Volunteer Fire Department, formerly worked at the Spencer State Hospital and enjoyed hunting.
He is survived by one daughter, Lisa A. Harper Bissell; two grandchildren; one sister, Betty Deel of Cottageville, West Virginia; and one brother, Gail Harper of Dunbar, West Virginia.
In addition to his parents, Benny was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Sue McCroskey Harper and a sister, Carol Ann Harper.
Services will be held at 11:00am Thursday, January 3, 2013 at the TAYLOR-VANDALE FUNERAL HOME, Spencer, with his brother-in-law, Rev. James Deel officiating. Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
The body will then be cremated with burial taking place at a later date in the Clover Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the funeral home to help with funeral costs.