Allen, Robert S. of St. Louis, MO, March 23, 2013. Beloved husband of Phyllis (nee Perry) for 64 years. Loving father of Stephen (Ann Marie), Susan (Kurt) Linster, Robert (Kitty), Mary (the late Ken) Wolf, and John (Jill); dear grandfather of Jackie Quain, Kathleen (Jason) Kreuzer, Stephanie Allen, Bob Linster, Aly and Brady Wolf, and Duncan, Margaux, and Oliver Allen. Great grandfather of Polly Quain and Anabel Kreuzer. Bob was a proud member of Boy Scout Troop 245. He was valedictorian of his Southwest High School class of 1943. He served his country as a pilot in the US Army Air Corps during World War II and achieved the rank of lieutenant. He graduated at the top of his class from Washington University School of Law in 1950. He joined the law firm of Lewis & Rice in 1951 and established himself as a top litigation expert during his 50 years with the firm. He served on the Missouri Appellate Judicial Commission. He was an avid traveler and a generous host. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Services: A remembrance reception will be held on Monday, April 1, at Trattoria Marcella, 3600 Watson Rd, St Louis from 5-8 pm. Donations can be made to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, a legal aid charity.
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Mar. 26 to Mar. 31, 2013