Bobby Daniel Allen

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Bobby Daniel Allen, 75, of Longview was born October 18, 1934 in Albertville, Alabama to Claudie and Ola May Swords Allen. He died June 28, 2010 in a Longview hospital. Bobby served our country in the U.S. Air Force, and the Army National Guard for over 15 years. He was also a police officer in Guntersville, Alabama, and worked for The Made-Rite Company in Longview for many years. He is survived by his wife, Jackie Allen of Longview, Sons and daughter-in-law Jeff and Sheila Allen, Danny Allen and Ricky Allen all of Alabama, step-sons and daughters-in-law Wayne and Wanda Bethard of Longview, Don and Judi Bethard of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas and Tony and Linda Bethard of Mt. Vernon, 3 brothers, Benny, Bronny and Billy Allen all of Alabama, and one sister Cathy Brewton also of Alabama, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter; Debra Bishop and a brother Barry Lanny Allen. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Reeder Davis Funeral Home Chapel in Hughes Springs with Rev. Charles Hunt officiating. The family will receive friends from 7pm until 9pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

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  1. Bobby was always a delight to work with. We have both worked at Made-Rite "since we were kids"…as he would say. May your family remember the happy times & be comforted by our Heavenly Father's love during your time of grief.

  2. I am so sorry to hear about Bobby. Bobby was a great guy and I enjoyed working with him for decades. He will be missed by all. You are in our thoughts and prayers.God Bless you all.Jack

  3. Our prayers and thoughs are with your family during this time of sorrow. Wish we were there to be with you'llBill and Carol Parrymore

  4. Chris, Jeff, and Families,We wanted you to know we were sad to hear about your grandfather's passing. You are in our prayers during this difficult time. Your friends in Christ, Jim and Susan Kranz EMBC

  5. I was so sorry to hear about your loss. I was out of state and unable to make it back for the funeral, but wanted to be there.One of my first jobs at the Made-Rite was assisting Bobby for the summer when I was 14. He was a great guy with whom I enjoyed working. He always had a smile on his face.Bobby will be greatly missed at Made-Rite. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.Nat Mann

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