Bob Byrne May 22, 1930 - December 6, 2016

Bob Byrne - Author, player, teacher and friend remembered

It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Robert "Bob" Byrne author, player and teacher of all things billiards. His seminal work "Byrne's Standard Book of Pool and Billiards" remains a classic to this day. In his life Byrne was loved by all and received many honors. in 1994 He received the Industry Service Award from the Billiard and Bowling Institute of America. in 2001 Byrne was inducted into the Billiards Hall of Fame. His wife Cindy was by his side to the end. Bob will be missed by players, readers and friends around the world. More stories and a picture gallery follows.

Read more about Bob Byrne and his life:

Kozoom tribute to Bob Byrne

Obituary for Robert Leo Byrne

USBA Announces Passing of Bob Byrne

Billiards Digest Honors Bob Byrne

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