Robert Lillibridge obituary: Robert Lillibridge's Obituary, Dove Topeka

In Memory Of
Robert Donald "Bob" Lillibridge
1945 - 2023

Obituary photo of Robert Lillibridge, Dove-KS
Obituary photo of Robert Lillibridge, Dove-KS

In Memory Of
Robert Donald "Bob" Lillibridge
1945 - 2023

Robert Donald Lillibridge, 78, of Topeka, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2023.

He was born October 5, 1945, in Belleville, Kansas, the son of Thelma Viola and Raymond Veesart. He attended Greenleaf High School.

Bob was employed at Goodyear as a tire maker for over 20 years, retiring in 2007.

Bob was a member of the United Rubber Workers of America.

Bob married Janice Carolyn Behrends on June 7, 1996 in Topeka. She survives, along with his children Donald Lillibridge (Jama) of Oshkosh, WI, Dwight Lillibridge (Bernadine) of Topeka, Michele Lillibridge of Verdi, MN, Jason Lillibridge (Jennifer) of Park City, KS and Thomas Lillibridge of Topeka; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and his sisters Diana Swafford (Robert) and Judy Bolze (Kim). He was preceded in death by his mother, Thelma and father, Raymond.

Bob enjoyed racing and his dogs.

A funeral visitation will be at Dove Cremations and Funerals Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Road in Topeka. Contact the family for more information. Cremation will follow the ceremony. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Dove Cremations and Funerals Southwest Chapel is assisting the family.

To share a memory of Bob or leave a special message for his family, please click the Share Memories button above.

Robert Donald Lillibridge, 78, of Topeka, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2023.

He was born October 5, 1945, in Belleville, Kansas, the son of Thelma Viola and Raymond Veesart. He attended Greenleaf High School.

Bob was employed at Goodyear as a tire maker for over 20 years, retiring in 2007.

Bob was a member of the United Rubber Workers of America.

Bob married Janice Carolyn Behrends on June 7, 1996 in Topeka. She survives, along with his children Donald Lillibridge (Jama) of Oshkosh, WI, Dwight Lillibridge (Bernadine) of Topeka, Michele Lillibridge of Verdi, MN, Jason Lillibridge (Jennifer) of Park City, KS and Thomas Lillibridge of Topeka; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and his sisters Diana Swafford (Robert) and Judy Bolze (Kim). He was preceded in death by his mother, Thelma and father, Raymond.

Bob enjoyed racing and his dogs.

A funeral visitation will be at Dove Cremations and Funerals Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Road in Topeka. Contact the family for more information. Cremation will follow the ceremony. Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Dove Cremations and Funerals Southwest Chapel is assisting the family.

To share a memory of Bob or leave a special message for his family, please click the Share Memories button above.

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