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William Robert Allen
Kill Devil Hills – William Robert Allen or “Bob” as he was best known, died suddenly in Nags Head January 24, 2018. He was 50. Bob was the son of the late Jim Bob Allen and Claudia Jean Allen of Farmville, NC.
Bob spent most of his childhood in the Farmville area. Following high school, he pursued training in the electrical trade. He went on to a successful career as an electrician working for many local electrical companies. In his spare time Bob enjoyed NASCAR racing, singing karaoke at the Jolly Roger, and spending time at the Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) Kill Devil Hills Club where he was a member.
Bob is survived by his daughters Ashley Merritt (Scott Francis) of Kill Devil Hills; Lynn Derderian (Gena) of Pennsylvania, his son, William R. “Robby” Allen, II of Bethel, NC; his mother, Claudia “Jean” B. Allen also of Kill Devil Hills; his brother, Johnny E. Allen (April Leary) of Kill Devil Hills; two grandchildren, and many other extended family members and friends as well as his FOE Club family.
The family has no plans for services at this time. However, they are gratefully welcoming donations towards Bob’s cremation expenses. Donations can be made directly to Gallop Funeral Services, Inc.
Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements