From my knowing Bob, he was a Pumpkin Patrol volunteer for 8 years, first starting in 1999. He was always enthusiastic with the Patrol, and more often than not brought one or more of his kids and some of their friends on his watch as well. He’ll be missed by many of us. Brenda N2TTO
From Poughkeepsie Journal Obituary :
“Robert C. Hargrave (KC2FEL) TOWN OF LAGRANGE – Robert C. Hargrave, 53, of the Town of LaGrange, passed away at home on January 11, 2009. A lifelong area resident, he was employed as a Machine Tool Operator for L.J. Gonzer & Associates in Beacon. He retired in 2001. He was a member of the Boy Scouts, QSY Society of Ham Radio Operators, his call sign was KC2FEL; a member of the National Association of Amateur Radio the NRA and the Hudson Valley Sportsmen Assoc. He was a devoted and loving father to his children. Born on September 29, 1955 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Russell W. Hargrave, Jr. and Edna Harris-Maunder. He graduated from Dutchess Community College and attended Mount St. Mary College. He is survive by his mother, Edna Hargrave of LaGrange; his father and his wife, Russell and Sally Hargrave of LaGrange; his sons, Robert C. and Rigel W. Hargrave, both of LaGrange; his daughter, Elizabeth M. Hargrave of LaGrange; his brother and sisterin-law, Russell W. and Stephanie Hargrave of Mosier, Oregon; a brother, Randy Hargrave of Newburgh; a niece, India Hunter Hargrave and a nephew, Russell W. Hargrave IV. Calling hours will be held on Friday, Jan. 16, 2008 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie. A Eulogy and sharing of Personal Reflection will follow visitation from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
A Robert Hargrave Donation Acccount has been established for the benefit of Robert’s three children, Elizabeth, Robert and Rigel:
Wellsfargo Bank, Account #7064444073.
Checks can be mailed to :
Russell or Stephanie Hargrave at
PO Box 453,
Mosier, Oregon 97040.
Published on January 14, 2009.”
Robert Hargrave KC2FEL