MOUNT VERNON — Robert “Bob” N. Byers, 67, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Friday, March 2, 2018, at the Country Court Nursing Home.

He was born on Jan. 13, 1951, in Bucyrus, to the late Ronald and Bonnie (Hoskinson) Byers. Bob enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and camping. But most of all, he enjoyed the time he spent with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Dinsmore; two daughters, Annisa (Bob) Zorns and Ruth (Chuck) Shepherd; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his brother, Jimmy Byers; and his sister, Rhonda Smith.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his beloved canine companion, Belle Starr.

Friends may call on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, from 4-6 p.m., at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will be held on Wednesday, at the funeral home, beginning at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Amity Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Knox County Animal Shelter.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Robert “Bob” N. Byers.


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