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Hobert D. Harmon, 94, of New Bremen, formerly of Dayton, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at the Elmwood Community Assisted Living Center in New Bremen.
Hobert is survived by two nieces, Saundra (Larry) Hirschfeld of Anna and Jane (Dennis) Gruebmeyer of New Bremen; three nephews, Bill (Jane) Moore of New Bremen, Elgon (Charlotte) Hornback of New Carlisle and Ricky (Sharon) Hornback of Dayton; several great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Lillian (Stratton) Harmon; two sisters, Virginia Hornback and Doris Moore; two brothers, Vernon and Douglas Harmon; a niece, Geraldine Hartmann; his special pet dog, Peekie.
He was a professional painter for many years at the Walter M. Litsey Painting Co. and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II.
Hobert will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. to noon today at the Tobias Funeral Home Englewood Chapel, 675 West Wenger Road, followed by a celebration of Hobert’s life at noon. Burial will follow in Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery.
Contributions, if desired, may be made to the Hospice of Dayton in memory of Hobert.
Messages of condolence may be made at TobiasFuneralHome.com.