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Robert A. Harmon

December 1, 1938 ~ January 1, 2020 (age 81)

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Obituary

Robert A. Harmon, 81 of Muscatine, Iowa, formerly of Aledo, IL died Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at UnityPoint in Rock Island.  Services are 1:00 p.m.  Monday, January 6, 2020 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo.  Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is 11 a.m. until the time of services at Fippinger’s where memorials may be left to Aledo Fire Department.  Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

He was born December 1, 1938 in Aledo, IL to Henry and Vivian McCoy Harmon.  Bob attended the Joy schools.   He married Marguerite Christian July 6, 1957 in Aledo.  Bob later married Janice Bodeen in Aledo.

Bob was employed at John Deere Harvester in Moline for 9 ½ years.  He was then employed by the City of Aledo as superintendent of the gas department, retiring in 1998.  After retirement, he was a paper carrier for the Times Record, Quad City Times and Muscatine Journal for many years.

He was a volunteer for the Aledo Fire Department for 24 years.  Bob enjoyed fixing hydraulic lifts, fishing, bowling and especially being with his family.  He was an avid Cubs and Chiefs fan.

Survivors include one daughter:  Barb (Wayne) Johanson of Muscatine, IA; one son: William (Tracy) Harmon of Alpha; 7 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; one sister:  Mary Brasmer of East Moline; one brother:  Delmar Harmon of Aledo; special friends:  Ed and Kathy Erickson of New Boston, IL; several nieces and nephews.

His parents; one son: Bobby and one sister:  Peggy preceded him in death.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 6, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Fippinger Funeral Home
401 S. College Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Funeral Service
Monday
January 6, 2020

1:00 PM
Fippinger Funeral Home
401 S. College Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Burial
Monday
January 6, 2020

Aledo Cemetery
SE 5th Avenue
Aledo, IL 61231

Luncheon

Aledo Fire Station
211 SE 3rd Street
Aledo, IL 61231

Donations

Aledo Fire Department
211 SE 3rd Street, Aledo IL 61231

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