In Memory of Robert Hard
Robert “Bob” Lloyd Hard, age 81, of Woodville passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021 at Parkview Community Campus under Adoray Home Helath Care & Hospice and surrounded by family.
Robert was born on June 24, 1939, to Ray Curran Hard Sr. and Bernice Helen Duncan in Amery, Wisconsin. He attended rural elementary schools and Turtle Lake High School. After attending school, he went on to pursue a career in drafting. After five years, Bob attended WITC and became a union carpenter for over 30 years. All around western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota, there are numerous buildings that Bob built. On May 9, 1959, Bob married the love of his life, Ruth Lorraine Heacock, in the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. To this union, five children were born: Ronald, Anthony, Raymond, Corrine (deceased shortly after birth), and Robin. Bob loved hunting, fishing, camping, playing softball, woodworking, and spending time with his family and friends. Bob was a devout member of the Lutheran faith.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents Ray & Bernice Hard, brothers Ray Hard Jr., James Hard, Charles Hard, Ronald Hard; and sisters Julia Ohlhauser, Mary Kay (Tootie) Wickmann, Rosaletta (Rosie) Cassavant.
Bob is survived by his wife, Ruth; children, Ron (Karen) Hard, Tony Hard, Raymond (Josi) Hard, Robin (Troy) Goossens; grandchildren Kelly, Christopher, Jacob, Tarissa, Cassey, Colton, Amber, Mark, Cierra, Tanner, Laken, Hunter, Kenzie, Mitchell, Marcus, and Matthew; great grandchildren AJ, Tia, Aubrey, Brodyn, Carter, Riley, Reegan, Sunday, Keetan, Brysan, Dalton, Kambree, Kayla, Dallis, Brinlyn, Revington, Lilly, Charles, Aaron, Rose, Caiden, Coen; and many honorary children and grandchildren.
Bob was known for lending a helping hand to anyone who needed it, and teaching his children and grandchildren the “HARD” way to do things.
Funeral will be on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Zion Lutheran Church in Woodville at 11 AM. A visitation will be held at church from 9:30AM until 10:45AM. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Williamson-White Funeral Home from 5PM to 8PM. Burial will be In Little Falls Cemetery. We will all meet at the cemetery at 2PM. To sign an online guest book and view a video tribute, visit www.williamsonwhite.com. Arrangements were made with the Williamson-White Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Amery.
If you would like to make a donation please give to the Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Bob’s name.