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Robert Daniel Allen, 75, of Denton passed away Tuesday July 12, 2016 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. Rob was born July 21, 1940 in Lawrence County, a son of the late William Hubert and Reva Louise Perry Allen. Rob was disabled while working for Bartlett Tree Experts. Rob enjoyed wood working, fishing for blue cats and shovelhead catfish, and scratching lottery tickets.
Rob is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Thella Church Allen; two sons, Johnny (Carol) Allen of Denton and James(Stephanie Cook) Allen of Hitchins; two daughters, Kelly (Tonia) Berry and Cheryl Vanhorn both of Denton; nine grandchildren, Dakota Allen, James Colley, Destiny Conn, Austin Allen, Dalton Allen, Ashly Vanhorn, Tammie Vanhorn, Carressa Wright and B.J. Vanhorn; several great grandchildren; five sisters, Connie Gollihue, Dolly Coburn, Rachel Meade, Alice Book and Kay Hunter; three brothers, Lonnie Allen, Hubert Allen and Walter Parson; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11 am Saturday July 16, 2016 at the Malone funeral home in Grayson with Leonard Gollihue officiating. Burial will follow in the Allen Family Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 pm Friday and after 9am Saturday until the service hour. Condolences may be sent to the Allen Family at www.malonefuneralhome.com
Published on July 14, 2016
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