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1935 - 2019 Obituary Condolences
Sparr - Robert C. Harder, 83, passed away peacefully at his home on January 8, 2019. Born in Attica, NY March 3, 1935, he was the son of Wm. C. Sr and Dorothy Harder. Bob graduated from Attica High School. He was a farmer & correction officer as well for 39 years.
He moved to Sparr, FL after retirement in 1998. His passion was to help friends, families and neighbors who may need him as a carpenter, mechanic or so many talents. Bob had a tremendous appreciation to own and restore many John Deere products.
His love of the Lord led him to become a Deacon in the First Baptist Church of Sparr, FL.
As a loving husband and father he is survived by his wife, Betty; daughters, Luann Bushnell (Wayne), Deborah Murray (Gifford); son, David Harder (Dawn); step daughters, Denise Clark, Katherine Gould (Stephen); and sisters, Rita, Ruth, Ann; sister-in-law, Jeanne Harder; brother-in-law, Philip Johnson (Beverly); 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Wm. Carl Harder Jr.; and an infant stepson.
Love offerings may be made to the First Baptist Church of Sparr, FL or Friends of The Children's Home in Gainesville, FL. A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Sparr, FL. Arrangements are under the care of Countryside Funeral Home, Anthony, FL.
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2019
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