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Robert Miles Allingham


1929 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Robert Miles Allingham Obituary
Allingham, Robert Miles
Robert "Bob" Allingham, 87, died August 18th following a long illness. He was born January 2, 1929 in Manhattan, KS to G. Robert Allingham, D.D.S. and his wife Polly Ann (Kelley). He graduated from Kansas State University. He met Virginia Stuart Bailey (Ginger) in St. Louis when he was a lieutenant in the Air Force. They married in Safford, AZ and were stationed in Germany during the Korean War. After returning from Germany, he received his Masters degree from the University of Houston. He went to work at KVAR (now KPNX) moving up from director to Vice President of Programming and Station Manager. He retired after 36 years. He received numerous awards and is in the Arizona Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Bob was an avid golfer and active in the Heard Museum Guild serving on the Guild Board, and as editor of the Guild newsletter Artifacts. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ginger, and his four children Charles, Michael (Carol), Robin (Cliff) Veasey, Elizabeth and three grandchildren, Alex, Cameron and Miles Veasey. Services will be at Best Funeral Services, 501 E Dunlap Ave on Saturday, August 27 at 10:30AM. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers the family asks that a contribution be made in his name to coltencowellfoundation.org.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Aug. 24, 2016
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