BOBBIE “BOB” LEA ALLEN, 90, of Punta Gorda, Florida died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Bayfront Health-Punta Gorda.
He was born June 24, 1924 in Denver, Colorado. Bob and his brother Ralph founded R & B Manufacturing Company in Michigan. He retired in 1979 and moved to Punta Gorda with his wife and built a home in Punta Gorda Isles, living there for 18 years. In 1993 they built their dream home in Burnt Store Isles and lived there from 1993 to present.
Bob and Lucille enjoyed many travels together over the years. In addition to traveling, he loved working in the yard and flowers, loved teasing and joking, golfing and nature.
Survived by his devoted wife of 40 years, Lucille Naomi Allen; loving step-daughters, Lucille (Michael) Smith and Georgette (Jimmie) Oliver; a devoted sister Ruth (Jack) Roe, and a devoted brother, Paul (Oleda) Allen and his entire family; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were recently held in Punta Gorda and Michigan.
Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home Punta Gorda Chapel.