Robert Kent Byrd, 63, of Bissell St., South Bend, Indiana, passed away Wednesday March 4, 2020. Robert was born September 21, 1956 in Niles, Michigan, to Leo Emerson and Marian Lewella (Lawson) Byrd. He graduated from LaSalle High School in 1974. He worked as a chef for the University of Notre Dame from 1976 to 2008.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Marian Byrd; two brothers: Edwin and Phillip Byrd.
Survivors left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Brandie Byrd; siblings: Anthony (Kathy) Byrd and Kevin (Rosecedar) Byrd; nephews: Darran Teamor, Micah Byrd and Phillip Byrd; nieces: Anyah Land, Nicole Byrd, Jackie Byrd, Sonya Byrd and Adrienne Byrd.
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