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Robert Garner Byington
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Birth: May 19, 1929
Lansing
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 26, 2011
Stockton
San Joaquin County
California, USA

Robert G. Byington, age 82, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2011. He was born May 19, 1929 in Lansing, Michigan. He was the son of Dr. Garner and Laura Byington. He graduated from the General Motors Institute in 1949 and worked for Ray Whyte Chevrolet as Truck Sales Manager until 1953.

Robert served in the United States Army for two years and was stationed at Fort Ord. His military assignments included transportation motor pool service. Upon leaving the military, he moved to San Jose and worked for Bob Coyle Chevrolet as Truck Salesperson. He then went to work for Chevrolet Motors Division as District Manager in Vallejo. He was promoted to District Manager for the Greater San Francisco Bay Area in 1962. 1966 Robert was promoted to District Truck Manager in Los Angeles. On January 1, 1971, he purchased Stockton Dodge which has been owned and operated by the Byington Family for the past 40 years.

Mr. Byington is survived by his beloved wife Barbara, whom he was married to for 61 years; daughters: Susie (Byington) Ridgway, Brush Prairie, WA; Patricia (Byington) Haskell, Murphys, CA and son: Robert Byington, Stockton, CA.

Family and friends are invited to attend Funeral Services at 2pm, Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at First Baptist Church, 3645 N. Eldorado St, Stockton, California. Interment will be private at Cherokee Memorial Park.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Garner Mason Byington (1887 - 1970)
  Laura M. Byington (1895 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  (baby boy) Byington (1958 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cherokee Memorial Park
Lodi
San Joaquin County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Leland Sorensen
Originally Created by: Janice (O'Bryan) Byingto...
Record added: Apr 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88332744
Robert Garner Byington
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Thank you for serving our country.
- Janice (O'Bryan) Byington
 Added: Apr. 12, 2012
 
 
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