Ronnie Charles Allen
Ronnie Charles Allen, 65, of Central Point, Ore., passed from life to be with the Lord Saturday, August 4, 2012. Ronnie was born August 31, 1946, to Frank and Marjorie (Anderson) Allen in Silverton, Ore. He grew up in Valsetz, Springfield, and Salem, Ore. Ronnie graduated from North Salem High School in 1965. He was a member of the Oregon Army National Guard. Ronnie had various jobs but his main occupation was as a mechanic. He worked as a service mechanic for Knife River (LTM) until his retirement.
Ronnie was a lifetime member (Golden Eagle) of the Fraternal Order of Eagles where he served many officer positions including as president eight times, a record for local #2093. He and his wife, Marcia, were the first couple to go through the chairs together. Ronnie married Marcia on February 3, 1973, in Klamath Falls, Ore. They had many wonderful adventures during their marriage. They loved to travel, especially to Honolulu, Hawaii, where he enjoyed his daily walks, the sunrises, and sunsets. He loved camping, his family, and his pets.
Ronnie is survived by his wife, Marcia; his mother, Marjorie; his brother, Gary, from Henderson, Nev.; nephews, Mark, Michael, and Justin; nieces, Jill and Michelle; great-nephews, Jake, Zack, Tyler, and James; great-nieces, Hannah, Sophie, Kayla, and Kelsey; also two great-great nieces; many cousins; and his uncle, Bud.
He was preceded in death by his father, Frank; his grandparents; and an aunt.
Ronnie, you were taken from us way too early. We are missing you so very much but we will meet again someday. I love you, Sweetheart.
There will be a memorial service at 3:00 p.m., Friday, August 10, 2012, at the Eagles Lodge, 2000 Table Rock Rd., Medford, Ore. To give condolences, log onto abbeyfuneralhome.com, who is in charge of arrangements.