Oakley H. Allen

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Allen, Oakley H. Major, Retired Airforce, passed away Thurs., Nov. 15, 2012. Beloved husband of the late Crinnia M. Bush; long time companion of Dorothy Letson; beloved father of Oakley M. Allen (Barb), Robert J. Allen (Donna), Richard Allen, Linda Ryan (Jim) and Neece Minette; dear father-in-law of Joyce Allen; loving grandfather of 9; greatgrandfather of 18; caring brother of Betty Drake; dear brother-inlaw of Wayne Bush. Major Allen was a retired pilot who flew during WWII and the Korean War. After retirement he flew civilian business jets and accumulated 22,500 hours of flying time. He loved his children, grandchildren, playing the accordion and ice skating, until the time of his death. Services: Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sun., Nov. 18, 2012 at BUCHHOLZ VALLEY OF FLOWERS Mortuary, 619 Rue St. Francois St. with Funeral Service 3 p.m., Sun. Interment 1 p.m., Wed., Nov. 21, 2012 at National Cemetery with Honors. guestbook at

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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Nov. 18 to Nov. 21, 2012
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