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1950 Robert 2021

Robert Kenneth Allen

June 29, 1950 — May 8, 2021

OXFORD- Mr. Robert Kenneth Allen, 70, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021.

Robert was born on June 29, 1950 to the late James and Ruby Allen in Durham, NC. He owned his own appliance repair business, RK Allen’s Appliance. Robert loved talking and was a kind person that never met a stranger. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and fishing at Falls Lake. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Allen.

Robert is survived by his wife Audrey Allen; son, Rodney Allen; step-sons, Charlie and Frank Sytsma; step-daughter, Stacy Rowland; brother, Donald Allen; sisters, Alice Kay Williams, Carolyn Forsyth, and Debbie Dye; 6 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Darren Hagan, Jason Lugar, Rodney Dye, Frank Sytsma, Mike Rowland, Marshall Sneed, and Robert Lugar.

Flowers are accepted.

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Saturday, May 14, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oak Grove Memorial Gardens

3712 Cheek Rd, Durham, NC 27704

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