Robert E. Allinder, age 78, passed away on Saturday May 14, 2010. Born in North Little Rock, Arkansas on Wednesday, April 27, 1932 to Tommy and Georgia McElroy Allinder.
Mr. Allinder was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Mauline Allinder.
He was survived by his wife, Christina Hanstede Allinder; son, Malcolm Allinder and wife Thesia of Ward, AR; daughters, Deanna Spencer and husband Kenneth of Maumelle, AR; Cindy Horton and Husband Kevin of Maumelle; stepsons, Mike Tonsbeek of Dallas, TX; Ted Tonsbeek and wife Bette of Ventura, CA; Thom Ophof of Indianapolis, IN; Duke Ophof and wife Linee of North Little Rock; step daughters Belinda Tonsbeek of Ridgecrest, CA; and Bianca Suffolk and husband Tim of Simi Valley, CA.; five grandchildren, Brittany Huffman; Justin Spencer; Jessica Barthholmey; Brandon and Ryan Allinder; ten step grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Mr. Allinder was a devoted member of the Levy United Methodist Church; U.S. Marine veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was an accountant for the past 50 years. Prior to his retirement he worked for Certified Tax Professionals. His passions were writing, travel and his work.
Funeral Services will be 10:30 A.M.,Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at Levy United Methodist Church, North Little Rock. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 P.M. on Monday, May 17, 2010 at Roller-Owens Funeral Home, 5509 JFK Blvd, North Little Rock, Arkansas (501-791-7400). Interment will follow the service at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1500 Maryland Ave., North Little Rock.
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