Robert “Bob” Ernest Allen, of Shallotte, NC, passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Autumn Care in Shallotte.
Mr. Allen was born in Glen Cove on Oct. 28, 1920. He graduated from Friends Academy in 1938 and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1942.
He later joined the U.S. Navy in 1943 and served as a commissioned officer on the submarine U.S.S. Chopper. He worked as an engineer for Ingersoll Rand Co. from 1945-1983.
He and his late wife, Dr. Margaret Schilling, retired to Brunswick Co. in 1983. In 2010 they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
He is survived by his two sons, Ray Allen, and wife, Laurie, and Richard Allen, and wife, Loretta, and four granddaughters, Ruby, Rose, Rachel, and Amy.
Memorial services were held at Shallotte Presbyterian Church, where he was a member and served for nearly three decades, on Thursday, July 3 at 3 p.m. by the Rev. John Causey. Family requests in lieu of flowers memorials be directed to Shallotte Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 3256, Shallotte, NC 28459.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.