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Allen Roy Robinett was born to Lee and Martha (Gibson) Robinett on April 18, 1933 at Hobart, Ok. He departed this life on July 3, 2017 at his home in Noble at the age of 84 years.

Allen moved to Noble with his family as a child and attended Noble Schools. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 5, 1953 at Oklahoma City, Ok. He served his Country in Korea receiving the United Nations Medal, Korean Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He received an Honorable Discharge on February 11, 1955 and was transferred to the Army Reserve to complete 8 years of service. On July 25, 1953, Allen and the love of his life, Wanda Smith, were United in Marriage. They made their home in the Noble and Norman area until 1994, when they moved to Dibble. They remained in Dibble until her death in 1997. Allen then spent the next 20 years living in Noble with his second love, Willie Whitehead. Allen loved the outdoors. Camping, bird hunting, raising horses and coon hunting. Allen helped start the Noble Roundup Club. He raised coon dogs and produced a world Champion Dog that showed all over the United States. Between hunting he enjoyed racing stock cars. Allen was a brick mason by trade for over 38 years before his retirement. He was a member of the Local #1, Ok. City, Ok. and also a member of the Noble Lodge #291. He was an avid sports fan. He watched both OU and OSU sporting events, and he loved his Thunder basketball.

Allen was preceded in death by his Parents, 3 Brothers; Doyle, Virgil and Delbert, 3 Sisters; Opal, Ruby and Dorothy. Those who survive him include Willie Whitehead of the home, 1 Son Dale and Lisa Robinett of Norman, 2 Daughters; Theresa Robinett of Norman and Brenda and Brian Morris of Wynnewood, 9 Grandchildren; Alisha (Earnie) Duncan, Dwayne (Tara) Robinett, John (Brandi) Blair, Ty (Jennifer) Martin, Ben (Sara) Robinett, James (Jamie) Fields, Tim (Van) Martin, Gayla (Greg) Codaback, Wyatt Lee Tabor, 24 Great Grandchildren and 2 on the way with many other relatives and friends.

VISITATION HOURS: 4:00-7:00pm Thursday, July 6th
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:00am Friday, July 7th, McMahans Funeral Home
INTERMENT: Sunset Memorial Park with Military Honors
Published on  July 5, 2017
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