Charles Ray Allen, a resident of Owasso, passed away June 2, 2018 at the age of 79. He was born February 22, 1939 to Clarence and Doris (Nicholson) Allen in Columbus, Kan. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed fishing, snow skiing, scuba diving and watching OU Football. He loved his Yorkies but most of all he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He will be missed by all that knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Doris Allen.
Survivors include his loving wife of 39 years, Janice Christine Allen; two sons, Roger Allen and Robert Allen; two daughter, Janise Bankard and Laura Tyler; grandchildren, Jessica Brown, Kristin Martin, Robert Allen II, Taylor Allen, Tristan Allen, Evan Ellsworth Tyler, Lauren Tyler, Kaitlyn Tyler, Jennifer Tyler; great grandchildren, Sofia, Raylin, Elizabeth and Charlie Rae, due in August.
Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2018 at the Floral Haven Rose Chapel in Broken Arrow with Reverend Roy Betz officiating.
Military Honors will be conducted by the United States Air Force and his Grandson, Srgt. Evan Ellsworth Tyler.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert Allen, Jr, Srgt. Evan Ellswort Tyler, Johnny Grimes, Jason Ellsworth, Nathan Ellsworth, Seth Ellsworth, Chip Ellsworth, Ernie Penelton and Dave Potter.