Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

October 9, 2012

Bob Hardwick


Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM —     Bob Hardwick, 65, of Effingham, passed away at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at his daughter’s home in Effingham.

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home with a 6 p.m. Elks memorial service. Memorials may be made to the Elks Children’s Care Corporation. Condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.

    Bob was born Aug. 28, 1947, in Olney, the son of John A. and Mary A. (Faught) Hardwick. He was a member of the Effingham American Legion Post 120 and was very involved with the Effingham Elks lodge 1016.  With the Elks organization, Bob was the past Exalted Ruler, District Deputy and State President. He enjoyed being involved with the Elks Hoop Shoot, Elks National Foundation and the Elks Children’s Care Corporation. Bob was also the East Central District Sponsor over nine Elks lodges.

    Bob is survived by his daughter, Mary (Ryan) Banning of Effingham; brother, Steve (Susie) of Newton; four grandchildren, Michael Williams, Marcus, Morgan and Mackenzie Banning.

    Bob was preceded in death by his parents.