May 1 2017: ALLEN III, Robert Lee

Robert Allen Lee


After a protracted battle with cancer, Robert Lee Allen, III, was called home to be with the Lord on April 26, 2017 in Potomac, MD at the age of 17. Robert was born on August 3, 1999 in Silver Spring, MD, the son of Robert Lee Allen, Jr, and Tammy Claggett. He attended Winston Churchill High School and Thomas Edison High School of Technology where he studied graphic arts.

Robert enjoyed playing video games, go-carting, reading comic books, watching horror movies and more. He had fond memories of paint-balling, paddle boating and canoeing with family. He loved his family and friends dearly.

Robert is survived by his parents, Tammy Claggett and Robert Lee Allen, Jr., of Potomac, MD; his sisters, Alyssa Allen, at home, and Shalene (Allen) Nickelson, of Pueblo, CO; and his brother-in-law, Trey Nickelson, of Pueblo, CO. He also leaves behind his maternal grandparents, William Claggett of SC and Violet Claggett of Troy, NC; and his paternal grandparents, the predeceased, Robert Lee Allen, Sr., and Naomi Allen of Germantown, MD. He leaves behind his nieces, Alannah, Audrey and Abigail Nickelson, of Pueblo, CO. He also leaves behind his aunts, Lynda Crawford of Rockville, MD, Audrey Dennis of Troy, NC and Lynda Johnson Az-Zahid of Germantown, MD, along with many more aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Francis J. Collins Funeral Home in Silver Spring, MD. The viewing will be held on Tuesday at 12:00 pm, followed by the services at 1:00 pm at the funeral home.

“Goodbyes hurt the most, when the story is not finished”

Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500