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Bob Harvard

Robert Lee “Bob” Harvard died unexpectedly in Largo Medical Center on August 17, 2020 in
Largo, Florida at the age of 62.

Bob is survived by his wife, Cheryl Harvard; first son, Joshua Harvard; grand-daughters, Angel
Harvard, Hannah Harvard; second son, Shaun Harvard; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Harvard;
grand-daughter, Julianne Harvard; mother, Hazel Seeley; siblings, Timothy Seeley & Cindy
Lynford. He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Seeley.

Bob Harvard was born on February 20, 1958 in Syracuse, New York. He graduated from C.W.
Baker high school in 1976 and joined the United States Navy. He married Cheryl Proper, his
high school sweetheart in 1976 and were stationed at the 32nd Street Naval Station in San
Diego, CA. His children remember him as a caring and fun loving father. He was also the most
amazing grandpa to his three grand-daughters that he loved more than anything.

Bob was an accomplished Engineer at Raytheon of 31 years. He was extremely smart, talented,
funny, exceptionally likeable to others he encountered in his life. He was adventurous and
spontaneous, he enjoyed spending his time on the beach flying kites, attending festivals in the
community, golfing with Josh and Shaun on Father’s day annually, leisure and tournament
bowling, playing Playstation with Shaun and his granddaughter Angel, visiting theme parks,
spending time with his family, horseplaying with all the grandchildren and planning his
retirement with Cheryl. He had planned to retire in December 2020 to travel the U.S. visiting
places with Cheryl in their retirement adventures.

He was a generous, witty, dedicated individual who loved knowledge, who was passionate
about enjoying life and giving the world our best selves. He was an active and dedicated
member and supporter of Navy Veterans. He often volunteered as security for some of the
crews in several different parades in Ybor City.

A military service will be held for Bob at Bay Pines 10000 Bay Pines Blvd, Bay Pines, FL 33744
at 3pm on Friday September 4, 2020. Family & friends are welcome to join this remeberance
service. A celebration of life memorial is scheduled for September 4, 2020 at Veterans Funeral
Care, 830 N Belcher Rd., Clearwater, FL 33765 from 6pm to 8pm. All friends and family are
welcome to attend and celebrate during this time.

The family would like to thank the caregivers at Largo Medical Center for their efforts, care &
dedication to caring for Bob in his time of need from Tuesday July 28, 2020 to Monday August 17, 2020.

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