Robert T. Bob Byers

Waco, GA Robert "Bob" T. Byers, Jr., age 75 of Waco, Georgia passed away November 22, 2021. He was born July 3, 1946 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, son of the late Robert T. Byers, Sr. and Catherine Parks Byers. Bob graduated from Central Gwinnett High School in Lawrenceville, Georgia in 1965. After graduating high school, he proudly served in the United States Army and received the Purple Heart during his service in the Vietnam War. He worked for AT&T for more than 25 years before retiring. He was a member of Freedom Baptist Church where he was active in the Men's Ministry. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and working on cars. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Sandra Edwards Byers of Waco, Georgia; his children, Melissa Byers Daniel and her husband, Brad, and Coby Robert Byers and his wife, Alicia; brothers and sisters-in-law, William C. and Mary Byers, Alfred P. Byers, Donald R. and Janice Byers, and Jimmy L. and Virginia Byers; sister and brother-in-law, Kathy and Bill Cox; grandchildren, Katlyn and Scott Conner, Jennifer Daniel and Cody Henderson; great grandchildren, Ally, Gabe, and Ty Conner; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 3:00 PM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel in Carrollton, Georgia with Pastor Jerome Whaley officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00 PM until 2:30 PM. Burial in the Georgia National Cemetery will be December 21, 2021 at 10:30 AM. Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.

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