Robert Stanley Allen, 78, of Ooltewah, TN, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021.
Robert was a charter member of Ooltewah Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Collegedale Community Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was a retired English Teacher at Lakeview High school in Fort Oglethorpe, GA after 30 years, and worked for Collegedale Exxon for 20 plus years. He was an avid gardener, and loved traveling and camping in his RV. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell E. and Alice Mae Allen; and great-grandson, Thomas Parker Merritt.
He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Hazel Hauck Allen; daughters, Pamela Kae Klein, Kimberly Dianne (Kyle) Polster; foster twin daughters, Stacy Michelle Brown, Tracy Denise (Chris) O’Mary; grandchildren, Robert Scott (Jessie) Coulter, Casey Adrian (Britain) Parker, Kalissa Jane Polster, Tristian Adrian Polster, Kayla (Preston) Merritt; and great-grandchild, Presley Elise Merritt.
A funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Collegedale Community SDA Church parking lot with Pastor Jerry Arnold officiating. Burial will follow at Collegedale Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Sonshine Quilting Ministry at Collegedale Community SDA Church in memory of Robert Allen.
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The family request that masks and all CDC guidelines be observed during visitation.
The family will receive friends from 4-7 PM on Thursday, September 9 at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.
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