Robert C. "Bob" Allen
Robert Charles Allen, 79, loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 24, 2010. Bob was born June 4, 1931 to Edward L. and Mildred H. Allen and married Shirley Marie Chandler on June 5, 1953.
Bob grew up as a gifted athlete playing football for the University of Utah, and he earned many awards in a variety of sports. He served his country in the military and retired from P.I.E. after 38 years of driving truck. Bob loved to hunt, fish and go trapshooting with his family and friends, and he looked forward to trips to Wendover with his wife. He will be remembered for his hard work ethic, generosity, willingness to help, beautiful voice, sense of humor, and his dedication to his family who loved him dearly.
Survived by his loving wife, Shirley; son, Robert "Mark" Allen (Tiffany); daughters, Linda Fincher (Tim Cole) and Julie Allen; grandchildren, Michelle (Steve), Janell, Brielle (Josh), David, Aspen, and great-grandchildren, Nicolas and Lily as well as many other loving family members.
Preceded in death by parents, brothers, Edward, William, Gordon, Jim and George, and grandson, Danny.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 29, 2010 at 12:00 noon at the Valley View Funeral Home Chapel, 4335 West 4100 South. The family will receive friends at a visitation Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Interment: Valley View Memorial Park.
Condolences may be sent to the family @valleyviewfuneral.com.