Bobby Allen, age 73, walked into the arms of his Lord Jesus Christ on October 23, 2023. He is survived by his loving wife and partner of 52 years, Joyce Plunkett Allen; sons: Kevin (Chassidy) Allen and Brandon (Emily) Allen; grandchildren: Kaylee, Avery, and Emery Allen, James Crue and Eva Allen; honorary grandchildren Allison Escobedo and Evan Haslett; sisters: Jo Davis and Janice Cox; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Verbie and James Allen, and sister Pam Franklin.
James Robert “Bobby” Allen was born in Oak Ridge TN to Verbie Kennedy and James Allen. He served in the National Guard. Bobby was hard working entrepreneur who enjoyed the art of the deal. He loved the Lord, his family, and his church. Bobby had a passion to set people on the right path, and he was honored to serve as Prayer Minister for 27 years. He and his family were very involved in their church, Centerpointe Apostolic Church.
The Funeral Service is 6 p.m. Thursday, October 26, 2023 at Centerpointe Apostolic Church (1800 New Lascassas Pike) Murfreesboro TN. The family will be receiving friends at the church on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the service at 6 p.m. Graveside Services will be private. Pallbearers: James Crue Allen, Evan Haslett, John DePriest, Josh Hancock, Michael Spencer, and Justin Martin. Honorary Pallbearers: Jim Benson and Wayne Allen.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.