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Robert D. 'Bob' Allen

Robert D. ""Bob"" Allen, 93, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at The Guest House in Baton Rouge. He was a native of Boston, Massachusetts and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA. Bob was a member of Broadmoor United Methodist Church and a retired Navy Captain that proudly served during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He retired as a Registered Mechanical Engineer. Bob was a member of the American Legion, Sons of the American Revolution, St. Andrews Society, New Caledonian Society, Masonic Lodge, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) and the LA Engineering Society. He was a graduate of Tulane University and a founding crew member of the USS Kidd Memorial. He is survived by his loving wife, Louise Hastings Allen; sons, Robert Douglas Allen, Jr. and wife Marion, and Richard John Allen and wife Eleanor; step-daughter, Cindi Wright; 4 grandchildren, Robert D. Allen III and wife Melissa, Mary Christian Ferguson and husband Jason, Gregory Paul Allen and wife Shannon, and Casey Upton and husband Brad; and 7 great-grandchildren, Elias, Avery, Cella, Livvie D, Brady, Bree and Netta. Preceded in death by his first wife, Henrietta Marie Allen, and grandson, John William Allen. Visitation will be held at Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Mollylea Dr., on Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 12 noon until funeral service at 2 pm, conducted by Rev. Ken Carroll. Interment in Resthaven Gardens of Memory. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Mollylea Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70815. Please visit www.resthavenbatonrouge.com to sign the online guestbook.

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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2014
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