Robert E. Lynch of Ithaca passed away at home unexpectedly on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the age of 63.

Bob was born in Ithaca on June 28, 1955, a son of the late Herman and Esther Lynch. He worked as a truck driver for the City of Ithaca and Pepsi. He enjoyed watching wrestling and football and was a diehard Buffalo Bills fan.

Bob is survived by his wife of 44 years Ann Lynch; children, Gene (Michelle) King and Tammy (Alan) Park; seven grandchildren, Blaine, Brett and Sierra Park, and Marissa, Meghan, Taylor and Nathan King; siblings, Sharron (Earl) Tuttle, Cathy (Brian Allis) Lynch, Ron Lynch, Dave (Suzanne) Lynch, and Mike (Darlene) Lynch; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Lynch; and sister, Connie Auble.

The family will be present to receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the Ness-Sibley Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Trumansburg.

The family asks those that would like to make a contribution in Bob’s memory to kindly consider the American Diabetes Association.