Robert Lee AllenJuly 08,2014Robert Lee Allen
Robert Lee Allen, age 58, died June 20, 2014 at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Allen was born in Glens Falls, N.Y. on June 10, 1956. He was the son of Hank and Beatrice (Bickford) Allen. He grew up in Glens Falls where he received his education in local schools. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Following his honorable discharge he began his working career as a truck driver for C & H Transportation. He later worked in the air conditioning and refrigeration business. He was most noted as the owner and operator of Robert Allen Stone Products.
Surviving is his wife, Dawn Marie (Holcomb) Allen of Wells, whom he married in Glens Falls on September 20, 2003; two sons, Robert L. Allen of Rutland and Justin Allen of Granville, NY; his daughter, Shannon Gordon of S. Glens Falls, N.Y.; three step daughters, April Andrews and Natasha Holcomb, both of Salem, N.Y. and Miranda Rock of S. Glens Falls, N.Y.; his mentor Richard McCullen of West Pawlet; his mother-in-law, Betty (Holcomb) Baker; brother-in-law Bill McFarren and his wife Angie; and his uncle Joe Bickford. Several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him.
The graveside committal service and burial, with military honors, will take place on Thursday, July 11, 2014 at 11 a.m., at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mallory Funeral Home in Fair Haven.
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