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Robert Frederick Toma, Sr.

August 14, 1915 ~ July 29, 2019 (age 103)

Robert Frederick Toma, Sr., 103, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born August 14, 1915, in St. Louis, to Walter E. and Lillie Elizabeth Speaker Toma.  He was a graduate of Cleveland High School in St. Louis.

Robert and Beulah Standfuss were married May 30, 1938.  Three children were born to their union and they had been married 66 years when Beulah passed away October 14, 2004.  Robert married Wanda Meloy on September 24, 2005.  She survives.

Robert worked 45 years for National Lead Co. in South St. Louis, retiring as superintendent.  He then worked four years for Monsanto.

He was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau.  He and Wanda resided at Saxony Village in Cape Girardeau the past six years.

Loving survivors include his wife of nearly 14 years, Wanda Meloy Toma of Cape Girardeau; three children, Diana Wickham of Gladstone, Missouri, Robert F. Jr. (Nancy) Toma of Ocala, Florida, and Timothy (Patty) Toma of Wildwood, Missouri; four grandchildren, Kim Pearcy, Robin Bruno, Julie Warfield, Charles Toma; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Beulah, two brothers, a sister, and his parents.

The Rev. Mark Anderson will officiate a memorial service at 2 p.m., Saturday, August 10, 2019, in the Lutheran Home Chapel. 

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the donor’s choice of church or charity.

Arrangements by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.

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