OBITUARY

Robert Kelly Allen

August 12, 1940August 12, 2019

Robert Kelly Allen, age 79, passed peacefully on August 12th, 2019.

Kelly is survived by his children, Dominique Allen and his wife, Corly, Michelle Dulle and her husband, Scott, Scott Allen and his wife, Heather, Mark Allen and his wife, Tiffany, Shawn Allen and his wife, Angela, Ryan Allen, Matthew Allen and his wife, Leslie; 11 grandchildren Michael, Andrew, Mackinzie, Cooper, Kyle, Landon, Kyndall, Austin, Marissa, Taleah and Treyton; 2 great grandchildren Finley and Penelope and brothers Jim Allen and Ken Allen and his wife Terri.

He is preceded in death by his wife Anna Mary Allen, parents Carlos S. Allen and Elizabeth L. Allen, and brother Don Allen.

Kelly was born on August 12th, 1940 in Booneville, MO, to parents Carlos and Elizabeth Allen. Kelly was a great husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He married Anna Mary Neumann at St. Joseph’s Church in Atchison, KS on August 15,1966 and the couple had seven children together. He and Anna Mary raised their children in the Parkville, Missouri area and taught them the importance of God, love, family and service to others.

A Rosary will be held Monday August 19th at 6pm with a visitation to follow, until 8pm, at St. Therese Catholic Church, 7207 NW Highway 9, Kansas City, MO 64152. A funeral is scheduled for Tuesday August 20th at St. Therese Catholic Church, 7207 NW Highway 9, Kansas City, MO 64152 at 10:00am. Interment to follow at White Chapel Cemetery, 6600 NE Antioch Rd, Gladstone, Missouri 64119.

The family would like to thank the staff of North Care Hospice for their service and compassion. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Children’s Mercy Hospital at https://www.childrensmercy.org/help-our-kids/make-a-gift/

Services

  • Rosary Service Monday, August 19, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, August 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 20, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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Michael Doyle

August 19, 2019

I have extremely fond memories of Mr. Allen growing up. He was so active in Boy Scouts and helped so many boys grow and advance through the scouting program. He was so skilled at helping and guiding the younger scouts, and he made the activities fun. I went on dozen and dozens of camp outs with Mr. Allen and he inspired so many by his selfless service.

Rest in Peace Mr. Allen.

Katharine Neumann Pestock

August 17, 2019

I miss you both so much! I remember a child, my parents bowled at a long gone bowling alley in Platte Woods. My mom's team was bowling against Kelly's team. She told him, I have a sister in law that you should meet, and the rest is history.
I'm sure you are both in heaven dancing, singing, loving and kissing.

Rest in peace.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY