Robert Louis Allen was born July 30, 1956, in Prince Edward County, Virginia. He was first born child to the parents Raymond Lewis Allen and Estelle Jackson (who preceded him in death). Robert relocated to Baltimore, Maryland at an early age where he completed his formal education, graduating from Harbor City Learning.
Robert enlisted in U.S. Marine Corp in November 1976, serving honorably on active duty. His drive for excellence and determined spirit helped him in achieving the rank of Master Sargent. He retired after 24 years of dedicated service in 1999 as a Communication Chief.
Robert enjoyed cooking, fishing, listening to music, remodeling, carpentry, in addition to many other hobbies.
In May of 1995, Robert married Yvette Cherry in San Diego, California and later they moved to Kansas City, Missouri.
Robert Allen leaves to mourning his passing and celebrate his homegoing, his wife Yvette Allen; two daughters: Chrystal Allen of Phoenix, AZ and Leticia King of Kansas City, MO; two sons: Christopher Johnson of Phoenix, AZ and Earl Vailes of Kansas City, MO. Robert has 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. three brothers: Tyrone Allen (Audrey), Raymond Allen (Lisa) and Curtis Allen, all of Baltimore, MD; three sisters: Rosa Green (Gerrod) of Havelock, NC, Theresa Diggs of Baltimore, MD and Alice “Brenda” Blackston of Baltimore, MD & a host of nieces and nephews.
The family of Robert Allen wishes to express their deepest appreciation for the care, kindness, ministry, and expressions of sympathy that were shown during this time.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 22, 2022, 11:00am at Lawrence A. Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel. Interment Kings Memorial Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Visitation will be from 10am-11am at the chapel. Service conducted by Lawrence A. Jones & Sons Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be shared on our website.
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