NEWARK: Robert Lee Byes, 72, of Newark, Ohio passed away at home, Friday, August 13, 2010.
He was born February 17, 1938 in Newark, Ohio. Mr. Byes was a husband of 41 years to Mrs. Geraldine 'Gerri' (Brown) Byes whom he married February 14, 1969.
Robert enjoyed bowling, fishing and singing in the church choir. He also enjoyed family gatherings, cook-outs and had a love for Cadillacs.
In addition to his wife; he is survived by, sons, Granger G. (Connie) Green, Andre R. Green, Robert L. (Lisa) Byes, Marc S. (Stephanie) Byes; daughters, Kim D. Royster, Toi L. Parriott; 33 grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; brother-in-law, John E. (Patricia) Brown; sisters-in-law, Clara E. Pressie, Mary L. Richardson, Brenda S. (Fred) Toome, Beth A. (Jay) Allen; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and fishing buddy, Janet M. Powe.
He was preceded in death by a son, Bill Green; his mother, Margaret Elizabeth Byes; and sister, Delores Byes.
The family would like to offer special thanks to our neighbors, friends and Shiloh Baptist church family.
The family will receive friends and family from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at Burrell Funeral Services, 414 LaSalle Street, Zanesville, Ohio. Cremation has been chosen.
Condolences may be expressed at www.burrellfuneralservices.com
Burrell Funeral Services is serving the family.