Robert Paul Allen, age 64, of Chicago Height, Army Veteran of the Viet Nam War, beloved husband of Beverly Allen, nee Rossi; caring father of Robert (Chris), Staci, Anthony (Dawn), Shannon (Scott) Allen Stephen (Lynne), Stacey and Raymond Steinhauer; loving son of the late Charles and Gladys Allen; dear brother of Nancy (Chuck) Diddia; cherished grandfather of 10. 39 years shipping Foreman for the Century Steel Company. International Ballroom Dancing Champion. Visitation Sunday, 2 to 8 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home, 18022 Dixie Highway in Homewood. Funeral Service Monday, 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment Private. Memorials to the Jennifer Fallick Cancer support Center in Homewood. Funeral information call 708-798-0331.