Ret. US Army SSgt. Robert “Bob” B. Steele of Belton, Missouri was born on July 10, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri the son of Harry B. Steele and Very M. (Forrester) Blanton. He departed this life on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the Beautiful Savior Home, Belton at the age of 85 years, 6 months and 24 days.
On October 20, 1956, Bob was united in marriage to Joyce Norene Gaston in Garden City, Missouri.
Bob attended school in Belton and moved to Garden City in 1946. He had a distinguished military career retiring in 1973. Bob was a loving father, husband and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 8 siblings.
Bob is survived by his wife, Joyce N. Steele of the home; two sons, Robert E. Steele and wife Cheri, Archie, Missouri, Jerry A. Steele and wife Kim, Belton, Missouri; a daughter, Krisanne Clark and husband Chuck, Belton, Missouri; 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 9, 2019 will Military Honors to follow the service at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.
Family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the funeral home.
Cremation to follow the service.
Family suggests memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans.
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