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“What a great man, he was so nice and so excited when he saw my children. He will be greatly missed!! But one thing about Mr. Alfred is that he was...Read More »
1 of 54 | Posted by: Jennifer Bruning - Ponchatoula, LA

“What a great man ”
2 of 54 | Posted by: Jennifer Bruning - Ponchatoula, LA

“Ms Peggy - my heart broke when I found out about Ms Allred! I cannot tell you the joy Judy & always got while visiting the two of you at the antique...Read More »
3 of 54 | Posted by: Jodi Neihaus Mannie - Galveston, TX

“This picture looks just like he did when he was my teacher. Beautiful person inside and out. ”
4 of 54 | Posted by: Beverly Amacker Herrington - LA

“I was a student at Slidell JR. High School back in the 1960's. This was the sweetest man that ever walked on God soil. He was a great teacher, and he...Read More »
5 of 54 | Posted by: Beverly Amacker Herrington - LA

“Aunt Peggy,A.J. and I send you our thoughts and prayers. Both of you are special to A.J. as teachers. I know Uncle Bob is actually a cousin (second?)...Read More »
6 of 54 | Posted by: Eileen and A.J. Smith - Bellville, TX

“I am grateful that I had Mr. Allred and Mrs. Allred in my life as teachers. They both taught me to value and respect people as individuals. As a...Read More »
7 of 54 | Posted by: Tanya Albert Swindell - Katy, TX

“Ms Peggy , I am so sorry for your lost. Mr. Bob was a great man. ”
8 of 54 | Posted by: Dixie Bell - Ponchatoula, LA

“Peggy so sorry to hear of Bob's sudden passing. From reading the posts, he has touched so many lives in his education career. Prayers and sympathy...Read More »
9 of 54 | Posted by: JUDY BERNER - Ponchatoula, LA

“I had the honor of being a student at Slidell Jr. high when Mr. Allred was teaching back in the 60's. My family moved to Hammond and for many years I...Read More »
10 of 54 | Posted by: Tilly DiMaggio - Slidell,, LA

“Mr. Allred was my favorite teacher. He had the ability and determination to connect with each student in our class; and made learning exciting and...Read More »
11 of 54 | Posted by: Roxanne Galatas Lord - Slidell, LA

“Dear PeggyI am so sad for you and also sorry that I cannot be with you at this difficult time. Please know that I love you and will keep you in my...Read More »
12 of 54 | Posted by: Audrey Pittman Stehle - OH

“So sorry to hear of Mr. Bob's passing. He was a wonderful and caring person who made an everlasting impression on so many people. He will be missed...Read More »
13 of 54 | Posted by: Cindy Achord Colkmire - LA

“Mister Allred...a big man.A southern gent was he, oh yes!Heart and soul of Ponchatoula.RIP Mr. Allred ”
14 of 54 | Posted by: Kellie Green Fugere - AR

“Mr. Allred was so kind to me when I transitioned from St. Joseph's to PJHS. He gave me a personal tour of the school so I wouldn't be totally lost on...Read More »
15 of 54 | Posted by: Aimee Jenkins-Freeman - Holden, LA

“Mr Allred--a man I loved and adored!! He hired me into my teaching position at PJHS in 1988, where I currently still teach!! He was so much more than...Read More »
16 of 54 | Posted by: Debbie Piazza - Hammond, LA

“Peggy, sorry to hear about Bobs passing.When someone you love becomes a memory,the memory becomes a treasure. ”
17 of 54 | Posted by: Tammo and Inge Schuite

“Peggy, no words can describe how sorry I am for your loss.There will be many tears, that is OK, they are a gift from above.It is like Holy water,...Read More »
18 of 54 | Posted by: Paul Rueter - Georgetown, TX

“Mr. Allred, Mrs. Pamela Giuffria Lipscomb, Mrs. Allen, and Mrs. Pepitone along with all my Perrin Jr High alum poured into my life, I will always...Read More »
19 of 54 | Posted by: Will Pines - CA

“Fly high Mr. Allred, you were one of the best teacher,educator, and leader Ponchatoula schools ever had. You will be greatly missed. Thank you for...Read More »
20 of 54 | Posted by: Stacy Pierson-Johnson - LA

“Mr. Allred made such an impact on my son, Kyle Picou's life back in 1990. He was a GREAT administrator and concelor to his students. He will always...Read More »
21 of 54 | Posted by: Kathy Bruce - Loranger, LA

“RIP Mr. Allread. You will be greatly missed. My prayers go out to the family and friends in this time of loss. ”
22 of 54 | Posted by: Jessica Michele White - Tickfaw, LA

“Mrs. Peggy you have my deepest sympathies. Mr. Bob was a wonderful man and person. May God Bless you and strengthen you and your family always. ”
23 of 54 | Posted by: Lois Johnson - Madisonville, LA

“I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Bob's passing. He certainly made an impression on my brother Earl and myself as we were growing up. He was a favorite...Read More »
24 of 54 | Posted by: Margo Rolling Randall - LA

“So sorry Mrs. Peggy for your loss. Mr. Bob gave me my first junior high teaching experience. After many years at the high school, I am now back at...Read More »
25 of 54 | Posted by: Melanie Harper Monistere

“Ms Peggy my heart still aches for you everyday, continuing to hold you iny thoughts and prayers Love this picture of Mr Bob. Heaven sure got a little...Read More »
26 of 54 | Posted by: Bonnie Daigle - Ponchatoula, LA

“Peggy, So sorry for your loss. The good lord gained a new angel. All my love to you. ”
27 of 54 | Posted by: Karen I Inscoe - Slidell, LA

“Peggy - so sorry for your loss. So glad that I had the chance to see both Bob and Peggy when mom died several years ago. Dad reminded me tonight ,...Read More »
28 of 54 | Posted by: Ruby Danette Fauver - Family

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Mr. Bob was always my favorite teacher! He was one of those teachers that truly cared about teaching and his...Read More »
29 of 54 | Posted by: Laurie Neill Gideon - Ponchatoula, LA

“Mrs. Peggy, my heart has ached since Thursday after hearing of Mr. Bob's passing, you know how very much I love you both and how I have always...Read More »
30 of 54 | Posted by: Venola L. Johnson - Arlington, VA

“Mr. Allred was always so well voiced & soft spoken. He never forgot his students at the Jr. High. He'd see us on the street in front of his shop &...Read More »
31 of 54 | Posted by: Nancy Vega - Ponchatoula, LA

“My thoughts are with you Ms. Peggy and family. May peace be with you. ”
32 of 54 | Posted by: Christal Schlarb Meza - La Habra, CA

“Peggy, so sorry to hear about Bob. He was such a fine person. I know the loss you are feeling and my heart goes out to you. You have great...Read More »
33 of 54 | Posted by: Carolyn Abney - The Woodlands, TX

“Loved him!! We're so sorry Ms. Peggy. ”
34 of 54 | Posted by: Ulie & Cindy Lou Arnold Jenkins - LA

“God bless family Rest in peace ”
35 of 54 | Posted by: Lisette Melton - Waycross, GA

“I have fond memories of Mr. Allred...and, he was my late sister's (Debbie) favorite teacher. He influenced her greatly as her teacher and helped her...Read More »
36 of 54 | Posted by: Chet Harrell - Ponchatoula, LA

“Remember Bob as far back as we can remember. We use to go to his Dad and moms's house to eat lunch with them when Allen worked with him at...Read More »
37 of 54 | Posted by: Allen and Selena Barringer - LA

“Thanks again Bob. You were a great guy! Appreciate your help in Jr high. Condolences to family. ”
38 of 54 | Posted by: Jeffrey Arnold - Westwego, LA

“Mr. Bob was one of the first educators to ever show a genuine interest in my success as a student. He truly became a friend to everyone he met. God...Read More »
39 of 54 | Posted by: Abner (Trey) Neill - Princeton, MO

“He was the 1st teacher who ever cared...and the last. I've always thought fondly of him till this day. My prayers to his family. I'm deeply...Read More »
40 of 54 | Posted by: Nancy Harrison - Ponchatoula, LA

“Mrs. Peggy I am sorry to hear about Mr. Bob. He was a nice and gentle man. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. ”
41 of 54 | Posted by: Sheila Ragan - SAN DIEGO, CA

“Sending prayers your way at this difficult time. So sorry for your loss Ms. Peggy. ”
42 of 54 | Posted by: Lyssa Wagner Gipson - AR

“Ms Peggy this page is not big enough to tell you how my heart aches and how sorry I am to have heard about Mr Bob's passing. I love you both so...Read More »
43 of 54 | Posted by: Bonnie Joiner Daigle - LA

“Condolences to the Allred Family ”
44 of 54 | Posted by: Dr. Kimberly Brown Tyner - Spring, TX

“Peggy, I am sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
45 of 54 | Posted by: Evelyn Meier - Gulf Breeze, FL

“So sorry for your loss. Bob and his lovely wife Miss Peggy we're always pleasant to visit with. Our prayers are with you. ”
46 of 54 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“It has been years since I have been around Mr. Allred, but my memories of his sense of humor and kindness still leave a deep impression on my heart. ...Read More »
47 of 54 | Posted by: Gretchen Twickler - Dry Prong, LA

“I am So very Sorry for your Loss from my family. He was truly a great man for sure. He most definitely will be missed by so many people. I am honored...Read More »
48 of 54 | Posted by: Stacie Crain - Ponchatoula, LA

“Will always remember Mr. Bob and his support of our basketball team. My prayers will be with you, Mrs. Peggy. ”
49 of 54 | Posted by: Brenda Cutrer Cassels - Cairo, GA

“My heart goes out to you Peggy. Bob touched so many lives in so many ways. He always expressed a positive in the most difficult situations. May God...Read More »
50 of 54 | Posted by: Frannie Eady - Student

“A kind and gentle soul who made such a difference in the lives of so many! Thoughts and prayers are with you all ”
51 of 54 | Posted by: Lori Egnew Hess

“Sending our deepest sympathy. He was an awesome man ”
52 of 54 | Posted by: Michalene Holden - Ponchatoula

“Sending our deepest sympathy. He was an awesome man ”
53 of 54 | Posted by: Michalene Holden - Ponchatoula

“Mrs Peggy, I'm so sorry to hear the news about Mr. Bob. You know we loved him dearly. He will definitely be remembered as a wonderful person and...Read More »
54 of 54 | Posted by: Tammy Turner - Ponchatoula, LA

Bob Harold Allred, 78, a resident of Ponchatoula, La, passed away on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, La. He was born February 14, 1939 in Brookhaven, Ms and at an early age his family moved to Slidell, La.

He was preceded in death by his father, Benton Morris Allred and his mother, Ruth Fauver Allred of Slidell, La. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Peggy Blount Allred; his sister Hilda Allred and her husband Roy Ageloff of Scottsdale, Az, his niece Shana Allred Ageloff Kupetz and her husband Joshua, their children, Edith and Oscar of Annarbor, Mi; his aunt and uncle Ruby Fauver Henderson and Dennis Fauver of Slidell, La; his sister-in-law Mary Lou Blount Harrington of Georgetown, Tx, her children Jason Harrington of Lago Vista, Tx, Janna Harrington Turner and husband Sean of Pflugerville, Tx, great-nieces Sophia and Olivia Harrington, great-nephew Jaxson Harrington; sister-in-law Ginny Blount Fern and her husband Gene of Georgetown, Tx and niece Ashley Fern of Dallas, Tx; and numerous cousins in Lincoln County, Ms.

Bob earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees and Master's plus 30 hours at Southeastern Louisiana University. He taught at the Junior High level in St. Tammany Parish for 7 years before moving to the now-closed Perrin Junior High in Ponchatoula, La. At Perrin Junior High he taught social studies and science for 10 years. He was Assistant Principal for 10 years and retired in 1995 after serving 8 years as principal.

He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa International Education Partnership, Louisiana Teachers Retirement Association and past member of the Strawberry Festival Board and the Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula. A visitation will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 5:00 pm -8:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula and on the day of the memorial service beginning at 1:00 pm continuing until service time.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.