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Bob Jean Allen
March 4, 1937 - March 26, 2018

Bob Jean Allen

Bob Jean Allen
Mar 4, 1937 - Mar 26, 2018

Bob Jean Allen
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Bobby 'Bob' Jean Allen, 81, of Tipton, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018 at his home. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 30, 2018 from 9:00-11:00 am, at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton, with the funeral service to immediately follow at 11:00 am. Graveside service will conclude at Tipton Masonic Cemetery, with Military Honors. A memorial fund has been established. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.

Bob, son of Alex and Minnie (Calhoun) Allen, was born on March 4, 1937 in Mountain View, Arkansas. He attended school before enlisting and serving his Country in the United States Navy. On May 13, 1964, Bob was united in marriage to Judy Kay Ford, in Rock Island, IL. Together they had 5 children; Jim, Ben, Sheila, Stacey and Steven.
Employment years for Bob began in the Construction Industry. He was also a Logger, and drove truck for Pelling and Quad City Construction, before retiring from Sheller/Globe in 1999. After retirement, Bob enjoyed reading, watching westerns, NFL (Miami Dolphins), Nascar (Jimmy Johnson) and the Chicago Cubs. He loved family gatherings and spending time and laughing with his grandkids and great-grandkids.
Bob is survived by his wife, Judy Allen of Tipton; children, Jim (Lisa) Allen of Tipton, Ben Allen (Christopher Calderan) of Rock Island, IL, Sheila (Michael) Dirks of Mountain Home, AR, Stacey (Stephanie) Allen of Pensacola, FL and Steven (Mary Gault) Allen of Tipton; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, with one on the way. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, John Williams, Charles Franklin, Arlis Monroe, Mearle L., Terral LaVerne, and Howard Lee Allen; half-siblings, Hazel Bonita, James Henry, L.E. and Cora Mae Little.

 
 

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Charlene Winekauf Dusenberry on Mar 30, 2018

Judy, sorry to hear about Bob. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

MYRTA STEPANEK on Mar 30, 2018

Judy and family--so very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for comfort and healing. And lots of big hugs for all.--Myrta Stepanek

Bob Albaugh on Mar 28, 2018

Really sorry to hear about Bob, he was always a good friend, I still remember the old days when we worked at the saw mill together long before SG.

Sandy K. & Dan L. on Mar 28, 2018

Jim and family; Our sympathy to you and the family on your loss. Dan & Sandy

Karen Hopkins on Mar 27, 2018

Ben, Please know that we are all praying for you and your family. It is a very sad time, remember the good memories, talk and laugh as a family. He would be proud of you remembering all the good times!!!

Margaret Thomas on Mar 27, 2018

CandleI remember Bob when I was a little girl and my dad and he worked for Quad City Const. Co. Thinking of you Judy and your family in your loss. Sending Prayers..

Stacy Yerington on Mar 27, 2018

Sending thoughts and prayers to the family at this difficult time. Thinking of you Judy and sending hugs!

Patty Beck Allen on Mar 27, 2018

Benny and Family.
You are all in my thoughts and prayers as you mourn the loss of Bob. He was truly a great man and the best father in law anyone
could ask for . Love you all!
Patty Beck-Allen

Cheryl Boedeker on Mar 27, 2018

Jim, please accept our sincere sympathy on the loss of your father. We will keep you and your entire family in our thoughts and prayers. Dennis & Cheryl Boedeker

Janelle Rice Proesch on Mar 27, 2018

Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

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Fry Funeral Home
220 E. 6th Street
Tipton, Iowa 52772
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220 E. 6th Street
Tipton, Iowa 52772
11:00 AM

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