SIDNEY - Daniel Thomas Allen, 73, of Sidney, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at 8:10 a.m. at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born on April 13, 1940, in West Liberty, Ky., the son of the late Homer and Lula (Jones) Allen.
On Feb. 10, 1963, he married Decie Ellen Wright, who survives along with two sons, Robert and Tina (Gaier) Allen, and Michael and Tricia (Elmore) Allen, both of Sidney; one daughter, Mrs. Jeff (Linda) Richmond of Sidney; six grandchildren, Jeffery Jr., Ricky, Austin, Hannah, Jenna and Marcus; and one brother, Frank and Mildred Allen of West Liberty, Ky.
He was preceded in death by six brothers, Manuel, Findley, Merle, Lockford, Robert and Palmer Allen.
Daniel was a retired machinist from the former LeRoi Dresser Industries where he had worked for 30 years. He was a U.S. Army
veteran serving in the 2nd Armored Division from 1961 to 1964. Daniel enjoyed woodworking, fishing and spending time with family, kids and his grandkids. He will be dearly missed by all of them.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at 2 p.m. from the Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave, Sidney, with Pastor Earnie Jones officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Glen Cemetery in Port Jefferson.
The family will receive friends on Friday from noon until the hour of service at the funeral home.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made to the Allen family at Cromes Funeral Home's website, www.cromesfh.com