Robert (Bob) Dean McAtee, 75, of Madison AL, Madsion County, and formerly of Advance, MO, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at UAB Hospital, in Birmingham, AL. He was born in Smith Center, KS on September 11, 1946, to parents Ralph L. and Jacqueline (Netz) McAtee. Bob was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He was most proud to be a Vietnam Veteran,and served his country in the US Navy for over 20 years. He was a lifelong member of the VFW Post 3416, Wappapello, MO and more recently the VFW Post 2702 in Huntsville, AL. He looked forward to the annual AOE Sailors Association convention with his Navy buddies every year. He also was a member of the Mobile Riverine Force Association.