Robert R. Bayles

January 19, 1981 to March 27, 2018

Robert R. Bayles, 37, of San Diego, died on March 27, 2018. He was born on January 19, 1981 to Ernest and Paula Bayles and was the youngest of Ernie and Paula’s nine children.

Robert was known for his selflessness. He loved helping people and felt it was his calling. He had a very kind heart and spirit.

Robert is survived by his parents, Ernie and Paula, his brothers Ernie, Patrick and Peter, his sisters Kelly, Paula Ann, Kimberly and Rosemary, 6 nieces, 8 nephews, 2 grand nieces, and countless aunts, uncles and cousins.

We invite you to share any of your fond memories of Robert using the “Condolences” link on this site.

Memorial services will be held on Monday, April 9th at 10am at St. Joseph’s Cathedral located at 1535 Third Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92101.

Celebration of Life

  • Date: April 9, 2018
  • Time: 10:00am
  • Location: St. Joseph Cathedral
  • Address: 1535 Third Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
  • Directions: St. Joseph Cathedral

Words cannot express what a giant of a person Robert was. He touched every life he came into contact with, including mine. He was a special nephew but more like the little brother that I never had. I felt a special connection to Robert as we both were the babies of our families and both experienced the loss of family members at a young age. Robert always made me feel special. There wasn't one party that I attended in which I didn't spend some time talking to Robert. He always had an enthusiastic smile and listened intently to every word said. I spoke to him the day before he died, and I asked him how he was and what he was up to, but after answering briefly, he wanted to know more about how I was doing. When I told him to give my love to his mom and dad at the end of the conversation, he made sure to mention every single name of the people in my family to give his love to--Erica, J'von, Christopher and Corey. I love and miss you, Robert. You've left a hole in this world that could never be filled by anyone else. I am so privileged to have called you my own nephew. Love, Aunt Joyce

Joyce L Bayles on April 10, 2018

I have always described Robert as someone who is kind to his core in a way that most people just aren't, any many can't fathom. I am so glad I had the chance to know his infinitely loving spirit and will greatly miss the rare occasions we got to see each other in person. With love and light, RIP dear sweet Robert.

Sabrina Wilson on April 09, 2018

Robert, I wish words could express it but they cannot so, a list of just a few things on my mind: 1. I love you. 2. I miss you. 3. I still miss Thomas everyday but I have a slight comfort knowing you are together. 5. Will you visit me in my dreams? 6. You were a kind, loving, accepting, genuine, heart of gold. 7. I pray I can see the world through your eyes someday. 8. Thank you for loving me. 9. I had the time of my life with you at Lalapalooza once. 10. You make me smile every time I think about you. 11. You never let go before I did when we hugged and I'm so very sad about that. 12. You were always up for anything and were really fun to be with. 13. You treated everyone like they were the most important person in the world. 14. Thank you for helping me move. 15. You loved Grandma's "garbage soup". 16. You were my little brother. 17. Now I wonder how I can tell all my cousins how much they mean to me. 17. Thank God for you Robert.

Erica on April 09, 2018

Oh, Robert... this world was never meant for one as beautiful as you. Rest In Peace.

Lynn Jacob on April 08, 2018

Robert was a very kind and gentle person. He will be missed. My prayers to your family. May you RIP. ❤🙏

Mary on April 07, 2018

Rob, you are the person that everyone strives to be. You are selfless, loving, empathetic, kindhearted, willing, gentle, understanding. A son, a brother, an uncle, a nephew, a grandson, a cousin, and a friend. You walked this earth like Grandma Bayles, always thinking and doing for others, instead of looking at your own wants and needs first. I will miss you dearly and I wish I had more time, as WE ALL DO. You are with God now and until we meet again may God hold you close. Love Always, Your Cousin Ann 💕

Ann on April 07, 2018

Robert, I loved your smile. I loved your bear hugs. I loved your sense of humor and your pure and kind take on life. I loved the way you made me feel when I talked to you. It is hard to imagine this world without you. I know there were so many of our loved ones who met you at the gates. I picture you smiling and hugging and at peace in that. Until we meet again. Love, Katie

Kate Hartman on April 07, 2018

Uncle Robert, I miss you. I miss your hugs. Always so tight and comforting. I knew it was going to be ok when you hugged me and kissed me. I'll miss that the most. I know your with the Father now and he's hugging you tight. I know your probably surfing or skateboarding with your brother. But I could really use one of your hugs right now. I love you. Brittany P.S I hope I can learn to love people like you did.

Brittany Van Horn on April 07, 2018

Missing you so very much. Give Thomas a kiss, Aunt Nancy and Grandma. Love you forever. Mom

Paula on April 07, 2018

My sincere condolences to the entire Bayles family and all who knew Robert. Cherish the fond memories and turn to each other for strength during this difficult time and always. Peace and blessings to all of you. Joyce McBroom (Dick's sister)

Joyce McBroom on April 06, 2018

Robert was a kind hearted always looking out for the other guy type of person. I hope I can be more like him. If the world was more like Robert there would be Peace on Earth. I know he is with the Lord now and Thomas, therefore I know he is at peace. One day we will see each other again and we will understand, why it had to be the way it did. Rest in Peace Bro

Peter Bayles on April 06, 2018

Condolences to the Bayles and Trevino family. Thinking about you all during this difficult time

Joseph Imperato on April 06, 2018

Our family has lost our dear sweet and gentle Robert. He is now our angel in heaven watching over us all. We will remember his kindness and love of his fellow man. Rest In Peace. Love , Aunt Judy

Aunt Judy on April 06, 2018

To My Family, No words really except to say that we have lost our kindhearted, sweet, and gentle giant. We will get through this together. Rob loved each and every one of you so very much. I know he’s saying to us, “Right on, Right on!” Love you❤️

Kelly Love on April 06, 2018

Truly the kindest person I ever met. May his smile and laughter be in your hearts always. Hugs to you all.

Teresa Rutherford on April 06, 2018

Sending our thoughts & prayers to The Bayles/Trevino Family during this difficult time. Rest In Paradise Robert.

Donna & Joe Imperato on April 06, 2018

So sad that we didn't have enough time together Robert. I will never forget those long, tight hugs and staying up when we were together until the wee hours of the morning laughing it up! You made me feel like your sister and I am so grateful and thankful to have known you. I will miss you and know that you will always be with me. Your selfless ways will never be forgotten. Love you brother! “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” - Matthew 5:4.

Stacey Lupus on April 06, 2018

Sending much love to my amazing family in California from Maryland....praying you feel our thoughts, prayers and arms wrapped around you during this time of great loss. Robert, you will be missed and never forgotten. Rest in peace dear cousin.

Jen Hollingsworth on April 06, 2018

Robert - I miss you.

Paula Ann on April 06, 2018

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