Kevin Lee GoBell (Bucky)

Kevin Lee GoBell known as “Bucky” 59, of Burbank, SD passed away December 29, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held Friday, January 3rd, 2020 at 10:30 am at St. Agnes Church in Vermillion, SD. Visitation will begin at 9:30 and a luncheon will follow the services.

Kevin was born August 25, 1960 in Vermillion, SD to Russell and Betty GoBell.

He graduated from Vermillion High School in 1979. During his school years he became involved in the Little Britches Rodeo. He continued to ride throughout his high school years earning him the nickname “Bucky.”

In 1982, Kevin welcomed his only son, Jeremy GoBell, to the family. Family was Kevin’s passion, amongst his other hobbies of woodworking, deer hunting, fishing, and riding motorcycles. Those who were close to Bucky knew he had a kind heart and loved to laugh. Whether it was morning cups of coffee or evening drinks, spending time with family and friends was what he enjoyed the most.

Kevin is survived by his son Jeremy (Mandy) GoBell; siblings Rod (Jen) GoBell, Mike (Mary) GoBell, Danny (Deb) GoBell, and Brenda (Rusty) Vifquain; grandsons Devin, Owen, Ethan, and Kingston; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents Russell and Betty, and sister Debra.

Kober Funeral Home of Vermillion has been entrusted with the services. Condolences may be made online at