COMANCHE — Funeral services for Bobby John Allen, 84, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 31 at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Billy Blackstone officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1 at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
He died Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at his home in Gustine.
He was born on Jan. 11, 1933, in Gustine to J.D. and Myrtle (Cathey) Allen. On June 14, 1957, he married Elizabeth Jane Allen in Irving. He was a United States Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Jane Allen of Gustine; three children, Chris Allen and wife Karen of Irving, Jayna Wortham and husband Rodney of Pilot Point, and Jason Allen and wife Cindy of Midlothian; eight grandchildren, Krystal Wortham Penix, Karissa Allen Dill, Kayla Wortham, Courtney Allen, Kelsey Wortham, Rudi Clary-Wortham, Kyle Allen, and Kailee Allen; sister, Judy Westfall of Gustine; brother, Butch Allen of Burleson; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Ronnie Allen and wife Charlotte of Goldthwaite and Craig Slaughter of Midlothian.
He was preceded in death by siblings, Billie Gunter, Paul Allen, and Shirley Slaughter.