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Obituary: Dr. Robert L. Allen, Columbus

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Dr. Robert L. Allen, MD, 58, of Columbus, died at 5:45 p.m. Sunday, August 18, 2013, at his home.

Dr. Allen was a physician for 27 years, specializing in urology. He earned bachelor's, master's and medical degrees at the University of Louisville, and had served on the Indiana Medical Licensing Board for five years. He was an active member of the Moose Lodge.

The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. to time of service Friday. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville, Kentucky.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to Dr. Allen's family and a video tribute may be viewed at

Born in Louisville, August 17, 1955, he was the son of Ralph S. and Lou Ann Blanton Allen.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Karen L. Dorough Allen of Columbus; sons, Robert Andrew Allen of Columbus and Michael Blanton Allen of Bloomington; and a brother, William (Linda) Allen of Bloomfield, KY.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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