Allen, CW3 Burt Echols
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U S Army retired, died on January 30, 2013 in Honolulu, HI, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on April 2, 1935, in Chandler, AZ to the late Maud and Bailey Allen. He was youngest of 8 children. He is preceded in death by Cleo, Edna and Blair and survived by Phoebe, Alec, Andy and Jane. He joined the Air Force where he served in a Military Police Unit in S. Korea. He returned to Tucson and graduated from the Univ. of AZ with a degree in Public Admin. He resumed his military service as an Army Officer serving at the 8th Army HQ in Seoul, S. Korea in the Criminal Investigation Command. He is survived by his wife Nobu of Honolulu, and daughters Desiree, Tamara, and Granddaughter Morgan, all of Texas. Desi and Tami were at his bedside during his last days. Services were held February 21, 2013 at The Punch Bowl Cemetery in Honolulu.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 3, 2013