Robert “Bob” N. Byers

January 13, 1951 ‒ March 02, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

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

He was born on January 13, 1951 in Bucyrus, Ohio 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, 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 4-6PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will be held on Wednesday, at the funeral home, beginning at 1PM.  Burial will follow in Amity Cemetery.

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

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  • Bobbie,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Please let us know if you need anything.
    Gary & Kathie

  • So so very sorry to hear this prayers for comfort for all of you , I’m so thankful I got to see him in October may he rest in peace ❤️ I love you Aunt Bobbie xo

  • So sorry to hear about your loss. He was a true friend and will be greatly missed. If you need anything do not hesitate to ask. Peace be with you Bobbie and may he rest in peace.

  • Bob was the “real deal”. Not a fancy scmancy kind of guy …. but true on the surface … true to his heart and family. He was the kind of glue that held us all togethet. We lost an asset to the kinship that we are. We will miss him dearly. God Speed Bob!

  • Sending our deepest condolences. Bob, Jimmy and Rhonda are like my second family. Will miss him. Prayers to all of you.

  • Bobbie, I am so very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. ~Beth Shaw (uncle snook’s step daughter)

  • All of us at Mohican RV Center send our condolences to all of Bob’s family. We are all going to miss seeing him in the store this coming camping season. It’s not going to be the same without him. He was definitely one of our favorite customers and we were always happy to see him come in and give us a hard time. We’re gonna miss you Bob!
    Tim, Sish, UB(your little buddy), Ed, and Joe

  • So sad to hear of Bobbies passing. It got me thinking of the old days. My condolences to all.

  • So so sorry for your loss Bobbie, Rhonda, Jimmy…RIP cousin…Love Eddie & Nancy Turner

  • Bobbie ,
    So sorry for your loss , thoughts and prayers for you and the family.

    Barb and Gary

  • Dear Family, Rhonda & Jim, Sorry to hear about Bob I just found out. We had great times in the North End Gang watching the Browns, when they use to win and honor our flag, over at the Kemerys house. We would go out and play football after the game in the field beside their house. We use to go to the stock yards, cats heaven and the train bridge down by the water plant. We had a terrific childhood in buckierus. You have my sympath and prayers! Bob was a good friend! May God bless you and your families! Terry Loy Ashland, Ohio