Obituary

Harold Friend

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SIDNEY — Harold C. "Hal" Friend, age 85, of Sidney; formerly of Troy, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Ohio Living Dorothy Love.

He was born on Oct. 7, 1931, in Fletcher to the late William H. and Viola (Basye) Friend.

Harold is survived by his wife of 66 years, Sue A. (Barger) Friend; sons and daughter-in-law, Steven H. Friend and D. Douglas (Rebecca) Friend, both of Troy, and Brian E. Friend, of Sidney; grandsons, Derrick and Korry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Carol Jean Friend; two uncles; and one aunt.

Harold was formerly active member and volunteer at First United Church of Christ and St. John's United Church of Christ in Troy. He was a former Cub Scout Master and a Registered Ohio Professional Engineer. Harold retired after 30 years from Kodak as an engineer.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at the Baird Funeral Home, Troy, Ohio, with the Chaplain Larry Oberdorf Jr. officiating. Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery Troy, Ohio. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio Living Dorothy Love Life Care Fund, 3003 W. Cisco Road, Sidney, OH 45363.

Condolences may be expressed to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.


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Troy, OH 45373
937-339-2602
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2017