Byrns – Robert David of Forest in his 84th year, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on September 29, 2017 at North Lambton Lodge. Bob and his beloved wife Viola of almost 60 years raised their family of three, Robert Allen (Trudy) Byrns, Cheryl (Blake) Ramsey and Kelly (Richard) Cheong. Their family has continued to grow with loving Grandchildren Caitlin (Tyler), Christopher, Carver and Great Grandson Ryker.
Bob was the second youngest of 7 siblings, he is survived by his sister Georgina Mulder, also of Forest. Bob is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Bob’s life was marked by devotion to his family and the Carpenters Union Local 1256, Sarnia. Bob was a member of the union since its inception. A man of multiple talents, Bob’s priority was always his family.
A visitation will take place on Monday, October 2nd at Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King St. in Forest from 5pm-8pm with a service conducted on Tuesday, October 3rd at 1pm with Pastor Tim Brown officiating. Interment at Beechwood Cemtery.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at North Lambton Lodge for the care and friendship given to Bob during his time there. Donations in Bob’s name are appreciated to the NLL Auxillary. Arrangements entrusted to www.GilpinFuneralChapel.com