Robert L. ‘Bobby’ Vogl

Monday, August 19, 2019

Robert L. “Bobby” Vogl, 70, of Hardeman, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Harry S Truman Memorial Veteran’s Hospital in Columbia.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at St. Peter Catholic Church with Fr. Mark S. Smith officiating. Burial with full military rites will follow at Missouri State Veteran’s Cemetery in Higginsville. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to family choice, and an online guestbook is available at

Born Oct. 19, 1948, in rural Marshall, he was the son of the late John R. Vogl and Lydia M. George Vogl. Bobby lived in Saline County his entire life, and on June 5, 1970, he married Betty Lou Burton, who survives of the home. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Vietnam, and his career was spent as a truck driver, which he did for nearly 50 years. Bobby was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and American Legion Post No. 558.

In addition to his wife, Betty Lou, he is survived by three children, Jennifer Bulen (Penney Sanders) of Columbia, Tracy Vogl of Hardeman and Betty Mae Wilder (Butch) of Marshall; five grandchildren, Kaitlynn Bulen, Aaron Wilder, Brett Wilder, Hayden Vogl and Jacob Wilder; four siblings, Bill Vogl Sr., Tom Vogl, Marilyn Harris and John Vogl, all of Marshall; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Agnes Conrad; and a brother in infancy, Terry Vogl.