Robert "Bob" Sommerfield, 65, of Belleville, Ill., born December 18, 1947, in Pittsburg, Kan., died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
Mr. Sommerfield was an area general manager for Sodexo Food Service in the O'Fallon, Ill. School District, and the surrounding area. He loved going fishing, spending time with his children and grandchildren, and considered himself a master bar-b-que smoker. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Sommerfield, and one sister, Joyce Ann Sommerfield.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Sandra "Sandy" A., nee Jones, Sommerfield, whom he married on May 30, 1970; two children, Robert "Brent" (Stacey) Sommerfield of Millstadt, Ill., and Amy C. Sommerfield (Thad Mahon) of Belleville; three grandchildren, Grant, Garrett, and Carly Sommerfield; his mother, Mary Sommerfield, nee Brown, of Leavenworth, Kan.; and one brother, Bryon (Shelley) Sommerfield of Lansing, Kan..
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Private family burial with military honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
Arrangements by George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.