Allen Kessler passed away October 24, 2013 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Galveston on November 11, 1949, the second son of Earl and Ann Kessler, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his sister, Rosie (A.J.); brothers Earl Jr. (Patricia) and Jamie; nephews Michael and Tobias; niece Erin; great nephew Nathan; great nieces Claire, Eleanor, and Emelia; special friends, Clyde, Geraldine, Susan, Tommie, Dr. David Wood and numerous cousins. A gathering to celebrate Allen's life will be held Wednesday, October 30, 1:00 pm at his brother Jamie's home, 777 22nd St., Beaumont. All are welcome.