Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 5, 2012 11:09 am EDT


LEXINGTON — Bruce A. Harrod, 65, of Lexington, passed away suddenly, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in Sandusky.

Bruce was born Feb. 26, 1947, in Mansfield, the son of Allen and Helen (Pinka) Harrod. He graduated from Lexington High School. He worked for the former Tappan Co. and recently as a machinist for Hi-Stat. From Lake Erie to the Ohio River, Bruce loved the outdoors. He felt the most at peace camping in the woods or sailing on Lake Erie.

He is survived by his two daughters and their husbands, Heidi and Rob Kahraman of Canal Winchester, and April and Jerry See of Mansfield; fiancée, Jackie Kathary of Mount Vernon; grandson, J.J. See; brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Sharon Harrod of Ontario; sisters and brothers-in-law, Pamela Sue and Douglas Keppler of Lucas; ex-wife, Paula Jenkins of Mansfield; his aunt, Mariam Swank of Bellville; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Bruce was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. Celebrant Jerry Wilson will officiate and burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.

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