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Obituary of Robert Harrison Hiatt

Robert "Bobby" Harrison Hiatt of Deland Florida departed this life to join his parents Robert S and Helen Hiatt in heaven on October 28, 2020.

    Mr. Hiatt was born August 16, 1942 in Indianapolis Indiana.  After graduation from high school he joined the United State Marine Corp where he was a Lance Corporal of the 80th rifle company  He returned home to Indiana to start a family and manage a family owned  store known as Lafayette Radio Supply, before becoming an insurance agent.  He was an insurance agent for the remainder of his work career retiring from Liberty national insurance company.

    In 1992 he was reunited and soon after married his high school sweetheart, and love of his life, Karen Sue Jarrad, (he last saw in the 1960's). Together they moved to Ft Lauderdale Florida where they enjoyed time spent by the pool, NFL football, Purdue basketball, traveling and cruising the high seas with family and making new friends.  Until Karen's death in 2009 when he moved to Central Florida to be closer to his children and grandchildren.

    He leaves behind these children, a son Robert J Hiatt (Angel), daughter Barbie Griswold (Danny). Grand children Christopher Green (Melissa) and his 2 sons, Casey Griswold, Brandi Griswold, Brittany Griswold and her daughter, Jo-An Bennett her 3 children, John McClish (Jeassica) and his daughter, Robert "Steven" Hiatt (Brittany) his son, and Kyle Hiatt, He also leaves behind his sister DeRetha Olssen (Lance) and her two sons.

    Lankford funeral home of Deland will be handling the viewing Sunday November 1,2020 at 1 p.m.

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Hiatt service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sunday, November 1, 2020
Lankford Funeral Home Chapel
220 E. New York Ave.
DeLand, Florida, United States