Mr. Robert Earl Harper, 53, of Linden passed away Thursday April 5, 2018 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville. He was born in Fayetteville, Tn. to the late Argil Harper and Anna Ruth Holt Harper. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by brothers Mitchell Tucker, Bill Bradford, Gene Bradford, Richard Bradford and William Bradford. Survivors include his daughters Morro (Bobby) Dunkle and Nicole Nelson Lambert both of Linden, sons Brendeazon "Brenny" (Callie) Harper of Linden, Anthony (Casey) Nelson of Darden and Robbie Nelson of Linden, grandchildren Jake Dunkle, Lance Dunkle, Patrick Harper, Taegan Harper, Cade Nelson, Autumn Nelson, Chelsea Lambert and Aleena Rowland, a sister Mary Bradford of Fayetteville, brothers Roger (Tina) Laster of Linden, Joe Timmins of Hendersonville, David, Ricky and Lester Bradford and a host of other loving family members and many, many friends. The family will have private memorial services at a later date.