Robert was born May 30, 1942, and was the oldest of eight children born to Anderson “Bud” and Minnie Allen. He was born in Ladonia, Texas, and received his education in the Honey Grove Texas School System.
Robert served and protected his country with his service in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Until his health declined, Robert attended Ewing Avenue Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, where the late Rev. Thurman Perry was the pastor.
Those who welcomed Robert to his heavenly home alongside our Lord and Savior are his mother and father, Minnie and Anderson “Bud” Allen; brothers, Leon Allen, Tommy Allen, and Roy Allen; sisters, Dorothy Finney, Laura Perry, and Albrada Allen; and his son, Montrail Allen.
Robert is survived by: his wife, Dorthular Allen; daughters, Althea Armstrong (Alton), Angela Michael (Ricky), and Charlene Alexander (Mark); stepdaughters, Latrinda Garvin (James), Lisa Thomas, and Tammy Moore; stepson, Vernon DeWayne Moore; sister, Gladys Allen; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends that loved him dearly.