Harold E. Robling, Jr., 85, husband of Merrill Waltrip Robling, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at his home.
Harold was born in Winslow, Indiana on August 2, 1935. He was the son of the late Harold E. and Marjorie Limp Robling. He grew up in Pike County, Indiana and graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. After serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy, he resumed his career with Armco Steel Corporation with assignments in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Ohio. Following a 36 year career, he retired to Summerville, South Carolina in 1993. He was active in the community especially the Timrod Library where he served as treasurer. He was also a member of St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Charleston.
Harold is survived by his wife, Merrill Waltrip Robling; his daughter, Anne K. Percival of Richmond, VA; his son, Stephen W. Robling and his wife, Melanie Keel of Fort Mill, SC; his sisters, Gwen Wishnew of Las Vegas, NV and Linda Lindauer of Bloomington, IN; a niece and a nephew, as well as Harold and Merrill's dog, Lady. He was predeceased by his parents.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date with interment at St. Paul's Cemetery in Summerville.
Memorial donations may be made to Timrod Library, 217 Central Ave., Summerville, SC 29483, or Dorchester Paws, 136 4 Paws Lane, Summerville, SC 29483.
Arrangements by PARKS FUNERAL HOME, 130 West 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483. www.parksfuneralhome.com
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