Robert Ernest "Bob" Allen(1920 - 2014)

Robert "Bob" Ernest Allen, of Shallotte, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Autumn Care in Shallotte.
Mr. Allen was born in Glen Cove, N.Y., on Oct. 28, 1920. He graduated from Friends Academy in 1938 and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1942.
He later joined the U.S. Navy in 1943 and served as a commissioned officer on the submarine USS Chopper. He worked as an engineer for Ingersoll Rand Co. from 1945 to 1983.
He and his late wife, Dr. Margaret Schilling, retired to Brunswick County in 1983. In 2010 they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
He is survived by his two sons, Ray Allen and wife, Laurie, and Richard Allen and wife, Loretta; and four granddaughters, Ruby, Rose, Rachel and Amy.
Memorial services were Thursday afternoon, July 3, at Shallotte Presbyterian Church, where he was a member and served for nearly three decades, by the Rev. John Causey.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to Shallotte Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 3256, Shallotte, NC 28459.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.

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Brunswick Funeral Service and Crematory
5229 Ocean Hwy W Shallotte, NC 28459
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Published in The Brunswick Beacon from July 10 to July 16, 2014