Allen, Robert

Robert Charles "Bob" Allen

February 21, 1942 - August 17, 2018

Robert Charles Allen, Bob, of McKinney, Texas passed away on August 17, 2018 at the age of 76.  He was born on February 21, 1942 to Alfred J. and Roberta (Douglas) Allen in McKinney. Bob graduated from McKinney High School, and Texas A&M University. He served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander, on the USS Lorraine.  Bob returned to run the “family business,” Allen’s Wholesale Meats. He enjoyed playing golf, and in later years watching it! Bob also loved football, basketball, and baseball…especially, if A&M was playing!

He is survived by his son, John Allen and wife, Sherri of Allen, Texas; daughters, Sandi Mason of McKinney, Texas and Cheryl Beth Clark and husband, John Mark of Anna, Texas; grandkids, Parker Mason, Caleb Clark, and Joshua Clark.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred J. Allen Jr. and Roberta Allen.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 20, 2018 at Ridgeview Memorial Park, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas 75013.

Please consider a memorial donation in Bob’s honor to The American Cancer Society.

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Although we had not talked in years, Bob was a truly great friend and I have many fond memories of our Aggie days. David Waters, January 15, 2019 Class Agents John Gabbert, Ken Stanton, Stan Wylie and George Nelson offer on behalf of the entire membership of Texas A&M Class of '64- our sincere condolences on the passing of our classmate, Bob Allen. We pray that all family members and friends will have the comfort that only God can provide in these times, and we wish God's blessings for all. John, Ken, Stan, George
George Nelson '64, August 25, 2018 I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers lifted for all the family. Denice Burnside Webb, August 20, 2018 We are so sorry to read of Bob's passing. We have fond memories of the old Eldorado gang years ago and of playing bridge with Roberta for many years. Unfortunately we are in Indiana and will be unable to attend Bob's graveside service, but we send our deepest sympathies at this difficult time. Marci & Keith Meyer, August 19, 2018 Dear Allen Family, So sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of your dad from the McKinney Country Club (those were the days). Please accept my condolences. Cheryl Ann
Cheryl Mosby Lawson, August 19, 2018 Seeing that Bob has passed away breaks my heart. I am so glad that I had the pleasure of knowing him. He was an amazing man whom I adored. You were a very influential part of my teenage years and I love you for that. RIP. You will be missed. John, Sandy & Cheryl, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Renee (Cisneros) Judd, August 19, 2018 Dear Allen family, so sorry to read of your loss. I know he will be greatly missed. Hugh and I send our sincere sympathy. Carolyn McCarley, August 19, 2018