Robert Harwood

Obituary of Robert J. Harwood

RENSSELAER - Robert J. Harwood, (aka Hedgewood and B.O.B) 58, of Rensselaer, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2021, at home in Rensselaer.


Robert was born in Albany, New York, the son of Barbara (Cunningham) Harwood and the late George Harwood.


He was a Roofer for Titan Roofing for a few decades before he retired.  Bob absolutely loved his job! He would often work “out of town”. 


In addition to his Mother survivors include sons Shawn Billetts and Brandon Harwood siblings

Mary Harwood, Chirstina Harwood-Downey,  Daniel Harwood,  Grandchildren, all girls, Allexus, Mckenzie, Haley, Ryleigh and Addison.  Girlfriend and loving caretaker Joanne Templeton Sexton. 


Services are private for the family, but a celebration of Bob’s life will be held and the family will receive visitors at the American Legion Post at 836 Broadway on Friday, August 27th after 2:00. 


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rensselaer Little League in Bob’s name. 




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