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You need to talk to your team lead and functional manager, to verify they are aware that Bob is a problem. They may have been working on Bob for weeks, counseling him, giving him that, "Are you happy working here?" talk, writing him up preparatory to letting him go. Don't assume that they don't know that Bob is a problem. If they know, they have probably already mentally compensated for his drag on the schedule.

You also need to be sure they know you have been bringing up this issue. I once had a manager who, it turned out, never read more than the first couple of lines of any email. So my detailed reports describing exactly why we were gradually sinking had totally escaped his notice. With some managers you pretty much need to grab them by the lapels and shake them into wakefulness. Then they massively overreact of course, firing Bob on the spot and also the whole rest of the team, and everyone else in the company who looks like they might do software. So careful what you wish for.

I also second the recommendation about finding a new employer if your current employer tolerates Bob.
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