Robert “Bob” L. Harding, 94 years, of Hicksville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at Hickory Creek at Hicksville. Bob was born on May 24, 1926, in Auburn, Indiana, the son of the late Ralph and Audra (Roland) Harding. He was a 1944 graduate of Auburn High School. After graduating high school, Bob joined the Army and served our country in the Korean War. On June 16, 1957, he was united in marriage to Wilma (Burroughs) and she survives. Bob worked at International Harvester in Fort Wayne, Indiana, for many years but he was a farmer at heart. Bob was a loving servant of Christ and shared this love with his family. He enjoyed the outdoors and spent his days fishing, hunting, and tinkering around his home.

Bob is survived by his wife, Wilma Harding; daughter, Kristine (Randy) Richie of Hicksville; two granddaughters, Chelsea and Naomi Richie. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen Harding; a brother, Roland Harding; and a sister, Eunice Rennecker.

A private graveside service will be held for Bob at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, Hicksville Chapel.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider contributions to Hickory Creek at Hicksville (In Memory of Robert Harding) 401 Fountain St., Hicksville, Ohio 43526 or to an organization of the donor’s choice.

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