Robert "Bob" Lawrence Allen, 66, of 1165 Tiney Road, Ellenboro, died at Carolinas Regional Medical Center, Charlotte, February 18, 2006.
A native of Rutherford County, he was a son of the late M.G. and Margaret Melton Allen. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church, a Mason, Lodge No. 381, Forest City, and a heart recipient #232 on April 30 1998. He was a veteran and served in the Air Force in the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Reynolds Allen; two sons Robert Lawrence Allen of Ellenboro, David Milton Allen of Springstown, Texas; a daughter, Carolyn Allen Mizukami of Hawaii; a brother, Larry G. Allen of Ellenboro and a sister, Dianne Stockton of Ellenboro; and seven grandchildren. Bandon Allen, Blake Allen Bailey Allen, Brandon Akira, Christina Mizukami, Crystal Sherry, and Donnie Sherry.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at Corinth Baptist Church with Rev. David Jendrey and Rev. Ad Hopper officiating, burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held 6-8 Tuesday at McKinney-Landreth Funeral Home.
McKinney-Landreth Home Cliffside is in charge of arrangements,