Ray Allen

Ray Franklin

Allen, Jr.


Ray Franklin Allen, Jr., age 86 of Milton, FL passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.

He was born on Jan. 01, 1926 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Ray and Madeline Allen, Sr.

Ray has resided in the Allentown/Milton area for most of his life.

He attended First Baptist Church of Milton. He retired from Federal Civil Service with over 35 years of service and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Madeline Jernigan and Laurel Howell; one brother, Alex Allen.

Ray is survived by his wife of 57 years, Phyllis; children, Deborah (Ben) Lloyd of Pensacola, FL and John (Cindy) Allen of Baton Rouge, LA; two grandchildren, Leigh and Jack Allen; sister, Shirley McDaniel; numerous niece, nephews, cousins, other relatives and close friends.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00PM Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at the Lewis Funeral Home Milton Chapel with Dr. David Spencer, officiating. Burial will follow in the Jessie C. Allen Cemetery in Allentown. The family will receive friends on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 from 12:30PM to 2:00PM prior to services.

Family request memorial contributions may be made to Jessie C. Allen Cemetery, Inc. 8795 Lock Creek Road, Pace, FL, 32571.

Family may send condolences and share fond memories with the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.net

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Nov. 17, 2012