Joshua Vernon Bybee: July 22, 1987 – June 11, 2018



Joshua Vernon Bybee, age 30, of Freeland, died suddenly on Monday, June 11, 2018, due to a motorcycle accident near Langley.

Joshua was born in Goldendale, Wash., on July 22, 1987, to Jesse Bybee and Marilyn Smithwick. In 2002, he moved with his family to Whidbey Island and attended South Whidbey High School. He loved spending time with his family and children. Joshua loved the outdoors, and enjoyed hiking, camping, motorcycling and flying drones. He was a “big kid at heart.”

Joshua is survived by his fiancée Amy Lynds and sons Jack, Kelton and Lincoln, all of Freeland; his parents Jesse Bybee and Marilyn Smithwick, both of Goldendale; his four sisters, Kelly, Michelle, Christy and Keri and their families; his grandmother Vera Winton; also, numerous other relatives.

Memorial donations may be made in his name at GoFundMe. Services will be announced at a later date. Family and friends are encouraged to share memories at

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