Robert "Bob" Paul Heidel Jr. was born May 26, 1957 in El Paso, TX to Robert P. and Joyce (Jonz) Heidel. He worked in the oil fields near Odessa, TX for ten years and then moved to Mitchell in 1986. He broke horses with his brother-in-law, Randy, for a short time and then worked for Tony and Nick Antonie, doing remodeling and construction work.
He is survived by two children: Jeremy (Hilary) Heidel, San Antonio, TX; Jessica (Chris) Cummings, La Luz, NM; two sisters: Joanne (Randy) Herron, Letcher; Gretchen Heidel, Amarillo, TX; one brother, Will (Ann) Heidel, Galveston, TX; an adopted brother, Nick Antonie, Seattle, WA and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, John, nephew, Brandon Herron and great nephew, Anthony Herron.