Harp died at Davis Hospital at the age of 53 after a 2 week illness. He had lived in the Grapevine community practically all of his life. He was a member of Amity Presbyterian Church. In addition to his regular duties as a farmer, he was a school teacher and was secretary of the Woodmen of the World Lodge at Lamont, Grant County. He was married to Mary "Ella" Clement. Services were held at Clement Cemetery by Rev. F. Sanders and S.A. Shell.