Robert W. Bibik, 78, of Fernandina Beach passed away Friday, July 16, 2021, at the Warner Center for Caring.
Born in Richfield Springs, NY, he was a son of the late Edward and Agnes Zilega Bibik.
He served in the U. S. Navy and soon after his discharge he and his wife, Cheryl, moved to Florida.
For 27 years he worked as an engineer for Florida Power and Light. He also worked for Duke Power and Progressive Energy before complete retirement. He and his wife moved to Fernandina Beach from Vero Beach six years ago. He was active member of the Civitan Club for many years.
He was of Catholic faith but due to illness he had not been able to practice in the last few years. He enjoyed fishing and woodworking and was considered a master of jigsaw puzzles. His children have several completed puzzles that have been mounted for display. Above all else he loved and cared for his wife Cheryl who passed away in 2019.
He leaves behind his three children, Scott Bibik and his wife, Pamela, of Cumming, GA, Christine McCowan of Kingsland, GA and Suzanne Draluick and her husband, Matthew, of Woodbine, GA; a brother, David Bibik of Harrisonburg, VA; seven grandchildren, Mary Bibik, Emily Bibik, Joseph Bibik, Sarah Harlow, Jessica Duncklee, Ashley McBride and Joshua Draluck and 7 great grandchildren, Korbin, Sadie, Abbey, Emmy, Everly, Jace and Cole.
A Mass for Mr. Bibik will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at St. Michael Catholic Church. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM Wednesday evening at Oxley-Heard.
He will be with his wife for Eternity.