|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1983|
|Death: ||Feb. 21, 2012|
Sgt. Allen R. Bingenheimer McKenna Jr., 28, of Noble, Okla., died Feb. 21 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 6, at Union Hill Baptist Church.
Funeral services for SSG Allen Robby Bingenheimer McKenna Jr., 28, of Purcell, formerly of Noble, were held March 6, 2012 at Union Hill Baptist Church in Purcell. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell under the direction of Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell.
SSG McKenna died Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at Camp Nathan Smith in Afghanistan.
He was born on July 17, 1983 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Robby, as he was known in school, grew up in the Norman, Purcell and Noble areas and graduated from Noble High School in 2002.
After high school he married Lindsey Lee Jones of Noble. They were married on May 18, 2002 in Alex, Okla., and first made their home in Noble.
In 2004, Robby joined the U.S. Army and for the next seven ½ years he proudly served his country. For his first six years in the service, Robby was stationed in Alaska and worked as a Petroleum Specialist and only returned home to Oklahoma a year ago. At this present time Robby was serving his 3rd tour of duty overseas. His first tour was in Iraq, his 2nd and 3rd had been in Afghanistan where he presently served as a Squad Leader.
Robby loved working in the outdoors and doing outdoors sports. He had many hobbies while living in Alaska including, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, gardening and camping with his family. He also enjoyed singing and playing his guitar. But most of all, he loved being home with his wife and children.
(The Purcell Register, Thursday, March 8, 2012)
Allen Robert McKenna (1960 - 2012)
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
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