David H. Allen, 58 of Graceville passed away, Friday, April 1, 2011 at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare from injuries received in a motorcycle accident. David was born in New Orleans, LA on Aug. 14, 1952. A graduate of Graceville High School, Class of 1970 and he was a U. S. Air Force Veteran. David was an entrepreneur of many things and a member of Damascus Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by his parents Dr. J.D and Thelma Allen; his wife Laura Linn Long.
Survived by his children Josh Allen, Brooke and husband, Christian Minard: mother of his children, Sheena Franklin all of Nashville, TN; sister, Dorothy Hasher of Palm Harbor; five grandchildren, Christiauna, Brianuna, Austin K., Austin M., Gage; best friend, G. W. Bell, and several nieces and nephews. Graveside service were held, April 8, at Damascus Baptist Church with the Rev. Chester Padgett officiating, James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.