Robert Lee Allen, 87, of Decatur, AL passed away Jan.1, 2021 at Summerford Nursing Home in Falkville, Alabama. He was born November 1, 1933 in Limestone Co. to the late Mrs. Flossie Holt and Dennis Malone. After the passing of Mrs. Flossie Holt, he was later adopted by Mr. Cephas Allen.
Robert attended school in Athens AL. He retired as an operator from Prestolite Electric in Decatur, AL.
He enjoyed Crappie fishing, daily walks, listening to Blues music, attending Blues Festivals, and socializing with family and friends.
Robert was preceded in death by: his parents; siblings, Cephas Allen Jr. of Chicago, IL, Clara Rinda Malone of Chattanooga, TN, and Annie Fletcher of Louisville KY.
He is survived by; sons Robert Rydell Allen (Jaye), Darrel Lee Allen; daughters, Jerri Jewel Allen, Sharon Ash, Pamela Allen (Janette); grandchildren, Shane Allen, Nicole Allen, Tekila Orr, Demarcus Orr, Cody Allen, Destinee Allen, Jessica Brown (Dominic), Steve King Jr., and Erica Allen; 13 loving great grandchildren; a special, loving, devoted friend for over 60 years, Ms. Christine Allen and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 2:30 pm at Hartselle City Cemetery with Bishop Jimmy Williams officiating. Reynolds Funeral Home will be handling arrangements.
Mr. Allen's family would like to thank Summerford Nursing Home for the love and compassionate care extended to our loved one during his final days.
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