Bob Hargrove age 84, passed away on August 1, 2018 at Ridgecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in DeLand, Florida. His memorial service will be held on August 8, 2018 at noon at Lankford Funeral Home and Chapel located at 220 East New York Avenue, DeLand, Florida. Bob Hargrove was born on June 2, 1934 in Samson, Alabama. He had a successful career in the canning industry. He married Merle Hargrove on October 2, 1954. They raised 2 sons and a daughter. He was a wonderful loving husband, father, and provider. His career gave him the luxury of traveling and working in many places. After retiring, he bought land in Paisley, Florida where he lived for many years. He enjoyed working and developing the property with his tractors and heavy machinery, sitting on his back porch overlooking his ponds, and watching Westerns. He also loved friends and family gatherings, gardening, fishing, and raising cows. He was a simple man and did not care for anything fancy. He is survived by his wife, Merlene and three children, Gail, Kemp (wife Katina), and Keith as well as 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.