Robert Gerard Allen, Jr., 68, of Walshville, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at his home with family members at his side.
Inurnment services will be held Thursday, April 15, at 1 p.m. in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. Becker and Son Funeral Home in Mt. Olive is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Allen was born Nov. 8, 1952, the oldest son of Robert and Marie Allen.
His family moved to Illinois in 1962, and he graduated from Roxana High School in 1971. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he served for 20 years and raised his family.
He is survived by his former wife, Debie Allen, the mother of his two children, Robbie Allen of Houston, TX, and Kristy Allen of Alton; stepdaughters, Kelly Hutchins and Amy Swanson; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Rushelle Novosel of Walshville; and a niece and nephew.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two wives, Stacia Allen and Patricia Allen.