Robert Allen, 74

Robert M. “Bobby” Allen, 74, Wabash, passed away at 4:45 p.m. in his home on Saturday, Sept. 21. He was born to the late Otis and Georgia (Jewell) Allen on Sept. 30, 1939 in Richlands, Va,

He graduated from Wabash High School in 1958, also with a Business Degree from International Business College. He retired from Wabash Alloys in 1995, after working 31 years. Bobby enjoyed hunting, fishing, and guns in his younger days. Even though Bobby was small, he was tall in stature. He was a member of American Legion Post 15 in Wabash, also he was a former member of the Eagles Lodge and Moose Lodge both of Wabash.

He is survived by four grandchildren, Levi Allen, Wabash, Austin Allen, Wisconsin, Rodney Vite, Tennessee, and Jacob Allen, Alabama; brother, Daniel (Laurie) Allen, Wabash; sister, Mrs. Max (Velma) Pitts, Amboy; and his loving dog, Boots. He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin and brother, Hebie.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Falls Cemetery in Wabash, per Bobby’s wishes. Officiating the service will be Pastor Tim Prater. Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery in Wabash.

Preferred memorials are to American Diabetes Association. McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992 are handling arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Charitable donations may be made in Robert's memory to the following organization: American Diabetes Association.

Posted on 2013 Sep 24