Don Harp Death – Auburn University Alumnus Don Harp of Fayetteville, Georgia has sadly passed away. He died on Thursday 4th January 2024 after battling with cancer at the age of 26. He was confirmed dead through a post made on Friday that says “Absolutely heartbroken for our dear friends, Allen & Julie Harp on the loss of their oldest son Don to cancer. Please keep this sweet, precious family in your thoughts and prayers. Don was an exceptional young man and he will be deeply missed”.
Don Harp Education and Career
He was an active member of the school band, academically, socially, and athletically during his time at Whitewater High School in Fayetteville, Georgia, from which he graduated in 2016. As a standout athlete on the Whitewater High School track and cross country teams, Don loved the competitive nature of running and always gave 110% while cheering on his squad. It was clear that he took great delight in the stellar reputation of the WHS cross country squad. He went to Auburn University after high school, fulfilling a lifetime ambition of his by following in his parents’ footsteps.
After finishing college in December 2020, Don wasted no time starting his job in construction in the Atlanta office of Brasfield and Gorrie. He was proud to be a part of the Midtown Union project and accepted the position of assistant field manager.
He is survived by his parents Julie and Allen, brother Harrison, sister Sarah Nell, grandmothers Mary Ellen and Shirley; and beloved extended family: Lynn Jordan, Greenville, S.C., Dave & Susan Jordan of Whispering Pines, N.C., Robin Harp & David Bennett, Josh & Issabel Benett (Decatur, GA), Mickey & Tammie Harp, Nolan Harp, Cooper Harp, Cole & Taylor Harp all of Inman GA. Paul & Debby Scott, Steve and Hayden Borland (Montgomery AL), Ellen and John Herring (Birmingham, AL) and many cousins, extended family and friends.
Don Harp Obituary
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday January 13, 2024 at 1:00 pm at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, Fayetteville, GA. On Friday, January 12, the family will receive friends from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
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