Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

March 27, 2013

John K. Rybolt

July 2, 1944 - March 24, 2013


— John K. Rybolt, 68, Kokomo, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Community Howard Regional Health. He was born July 2, 1944, in Logansport, and adopted by Hoyt Rybolt and Lucille Reecer. On Dec. 31, 1970, he married Linda (Hill) Rybolt, and she survives.

He served in the United States Army for 22 years, part of that time in Vietnam. He also worked at Tyson Foods, retiring in 2008. He liked NASCAR, fishing and old cars and cherished spending time with his family, especially his grandsons.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Angela (Shawn) Rybolt-Heath; two grandsons, Dylan and Scott Heath; two sisters, Margie (Bud) Foust and Donna Barker; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his twin sister, Judy Kay Smith; and one son, Johnny Aaron Rybolt.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home. A private graveside service will be in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.