OBITUARY: Robert L (Bob) Harrod


Robert L (Bob) Harrod

October 3, 1934 ~ May 6, 2021

Robert (Bob) L. Harrod went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 6, 2021. Christian/Military services will be held at the Vale Christian Church on May 22, at 10:30 a.m. MST with military services at Valley View Cemetery following. A viewing will be available at the church from 9:30 to 10:15.

It took nine generations of Harrods in America before Bob’s family settled in Vale, Oregon. That emigration started in Bedfordshire, England in 1704 after James Harrod returned home from serving in the war of 1702-1713 between England and France. He sold his large estate, and he and his four oldest sons sailed for America. His wife and youngest son, John, age 14, (Bob’s . . .