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Robert L. Harshman

April 25, 1939 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 83)

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Robert L. Harshman, 83, of Greentown, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

He was born on April 25, 1939 in Miami County, the son of Shirley R. and Clara (Hudson) Harshman. He married Connie M. VanBaalen on May 31, 1959. He married Bessie Bader on September 14, 1973. She preceded him in death on March 30, 1983. On March 16, 1991, he married Sharon S. Ingoldsby, who survives.

He graduated from Peru High School in 1958 and served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1958 to 1961, with an honorable discharge. He worked at AGP in Peru for 10 years before becoming a machine repairman at General Motors Delco plant in 1972 and retiring in January 1999. He was a member of Calvary Church, Peru; a Past 32nd Degree Mason and member of Masonic Lodge No. 67 Peru-Miami, and The National Rifle Association. Bob was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing golf.

Surviving with his wife is one son and daughter-in-law, Jeff A. and Sharon A. Harshman, Denver; one daughter Laura Santos, Kokomo; Step-daughter, Mary Dowden, Kokomo, step-son and wife, Michael and Janelle Ingle, Burlington; step-daughter and husband, Lori and Tim Offutt, Logansport. One brother Wilson Harshman, Peru; 9 grandchildren Jeremy (Courtney) Harshman, Kevin (Andrea) Harshman, Jordan (Savannah) Ingle, Christopher (Nicole) Ingle, Michael (Sara) Wilson, Matt Wilson, Melissa (Chase) Franks, Kevin Dowden Jr., and Kyle Dowden and 12 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 11am to 1pm pm Friday, April 29, 2022 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana. Funeral service will follow at 1pm, with Pastor Kevin Palmer officiating. Burial will take place at Ever-Rest Memorial Park Cemetery in Logansport. Masonic service will be provided by the Peru-Miami Masonic Lodge No. 67. Military rites will be provided by the Miami County Military Rites Team.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Calvary Church, 2908 West 200 North, Peru, Indiana.

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April 29, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

Funeral Service
April 29, 2022

1:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970


Calvary Church
2908 West 200 North, Peru IN 46970
Tel: 1-765-472-3821

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