Robert D. "Bob" Bommel, Sr. of Cuba, Missouri formerly of Fulton, Missouri was born to the union of August W. and Grace M. (Gaster) Bommel on July 15, 1923 in Luverne, Iowa. He left from this life on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Missouri at the age of 94 years. Bob was united in marriage to Betty L. Allen on June 14, 1946 in Kansas City, Kansas and to this union two sons were born Robert, Jr. and Stephen. Bob worked as a machinist at Danuser Machine Company in Fulton, Missouri and later Brunson Instrument Company in Kansas City, Missouri. He honorably served his country in United States Army during WWII and was awarded three Bronze Stars. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, metal detecting and reading. Bob is preceded in death by his parents August W. and Grace M. (Gaster) Bommel; one son Stephen Allen Bommel; three brothers Floyd, John "Jack" and James Bommel. Those who are left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy are his loving wife of seventy-one years Betty L. Bommel of Cuba, Missouri; one sons Robert D. Bommel, Jr. of Cuba, Missouri; one brother Gerald L. and wife Emma Bommel of Jefferson City, Missouri; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends. Graveside service with military honors will be held later at Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton, Missouri. The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving the Bommel family.