Robert "Bob" C. Allen

June 4, 1931October 24, 2010

Robert C. “Bob” Allen 1931-2010

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


  • Funeral Service Friday, October 29, 2010
  • Visitation Thursday, October 28, 2010

Robert "Bob" C. Allen

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Mike Dangerfield

November 7, 2010

Dear Shirley, Mark, Julie and family. I was so sadden to here this week of Bobs Passing. I realize it was 12 days ago and wish I could have offered my respects sooner.
I loved every minute of time I spent with all of you and the new joke Bob would always have to tell me when ever we all got together at a trap shooting event.
My heart goes out to each of you, I love you like family and we will all miss Bob.
Mike Dangerfield Saint George Utha

Randy & Cindy Kobs

November 1, 2010

Julie, we were sorry to hear about your dad. We never had the opportunity to meet your dad but pray his memories will help you through this difficult time.

October 30, 2010

Mark and family...
We are sad to see your Dad's obituary on Utah Trapshooters. We are very sorry for your lost, he was a great man, and will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, and hope you are comforted by all the peolpe who love him. Give Janelle a hug for me....... Linda & Larry Gibson (Ogden, Ut.)

lana lord

October 29, 2010

Julie, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. After reading his obituary, we really wish that we had known him personally. He sounds like an awesome Dad. You have been a wonderful daughter to your parents and we know that your loss is going to be very difficult. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Lana and Don

October 29, 2010

what a great friend & trapshooter you will be missed by all of us.
gregg asbury
las vegas

Lynne Barrett

October 29, 2010

Aunt Shirley, Mark, Linda, Julie and family my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

I have such fond memories of Uncle Bob. He always had a joke to tell and made me laugh every time I saw him.

I am so sorry for your loss. I share in your sympathy.

Uncle Bob you will be missed!

Brad Allen

October 28, 2010

The last of six Allen boys, all great men and a legacy that we can always be proud of. It is a happy reunion somewhere as they are all finally back together, having fun, telling stories, and sharing the joy of the posterity that continues their proud name. God Bless you Uncle Bob.

October 28, 2010

Dear Julie,
Sorry about your Fathers passing. Even though we never knew your Family, we know how much you loved being with them, especially Hunting with them out in Uintah and Dagget Counties. They raised a great daughter, we've loved every minute spent with you over the past 20+ years.
Clyde and Dawn Martinsen

Linda Carroll

October 28, 2010

Tiff, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know this is tuff for you and your family. I want you to know that my prayers and thoughts are with you.

Jack Climer, Vice Commander

October 28, 2010

The American Legionnaires of Utah despair in the loss of our Comrade-In-Arms Bob. We will always honor his memory as one who offered his life in the service of his country and know that in the memory of mankind his soul shall go marching on, sustained by the pride of service in time of war and to his family, community and nation in time of peace. Because of him our lives are free; because of him our nation lives; because of him the world is blessed. God bless our brother Bob and his beloved family.
The American Legion Department of Utah