Richard Bilyeu

Richard A. Bilyeu, 63, of Bovey, Minn., passed away at his home on Thursday, March 19, 2020.

Richard was born to Glen and Teresa (Hasbargen) Bilyeu in Robbinsdale, Minn., in 1957. Richard grew up in Birchdale, Minn., and attended Indus High School. For a few short years after graduation he farmed, but then discovered his love of truck driving and became an over the road trucker. He and his family moved to the Balsam area in 1987.

Richard was a simple man that loved his family and friends. He loved trucking, hunting, Rendezvous, and camping.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and sister Debbie Arnesen. Richard is also survived by his sons, Dustin (Tammy Russ) and Shane (Kascie Hulbert) Bilyeu; Goddaughter, Ariann Fox; sister, Glennda (Chris) Qualley; brother’s, Larry and Chris (Pam) Bilyeu; grandchildren, Kegan, Dustin Jr., Jeremiah, and Korbin.

A memorial service is being planned for a later date.

Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, Minn. To sign the online guestbook or send condolences visit