Robert Dean Bybee

November 2, 1947 ~ April 7, 2018 (age 70)

Robert “Bob” Dean Bybee

November 2, 1947 – April 7, 2018

SOUTH BEND – Robert “Bob” Dean Bybee, 70, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Indiana.

Bob was born on November 2, 1947 in Frankfort, Indiana to the late Gilbert and Travis (Roarke) Bybee and has lived in the South Bend area most of his life.  Bob worked at Kroger’s as a meat cutter for over 21 years.  He also was co-owner of Harp Computer Systems in Ocala, FL for several years.

On December 9, 1977 in Mishawaka, IN, he married Jeannette (Jarrett) Bybee, who survives.  He is also survived by three daughters, Pam (Jeff) Armstead of Edwardsburg, MI, Ann (Tim) Taylor of Anderson, IN, and Vicki Harvey of Mishawaka, IN; son, Kevin (Veronica) Howard of South Bend; eight grandchildren, Mallory Armstead, Morgan Armstead, Joshua (Rachel) Taylor, Caleb Taylor, Samuel Taylor, Elizabeth Harvey, Haylee Matthews, and Tyler Matthews; two great-grandchildren, Noah Perez and Bentley Perez;  and his sister, Cindy Kovach of South Bend; along with many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.  Bob was preceded in death by his three brothers, Jim Bybee, Charlie Bybee, and Ron Bybee.

Funeral services for Bob will be at 10:00 AM Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Palmer Funeral Home - River Park Chapel, 2528 Mishawaka Ave., South Bend, IN 46615.  Services will be officiated by Tim Taylor, Joshua Taylor, and Caleb Taylor.  Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, IN.  Friends may visit with the family on Friday, April 13th from 4:00 PM till 8:00 PM at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 911 E. 86th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.  Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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