LAKE WALES - George Douglas Allen, 76, of Lake Wales passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee due to heart failure.
George was born August 20, 1936 in Danville, Vermont to the late Gordon M. and Abbie Barbara (Wellinger) Allen and has been a resident of Florida since 1967.
George was the owner/ operator for Ridge Aluminum Products. He was a member of the Lake Wales Elks Lodge, Lake Wales Moose Lodge and served in the US Army.
George was preceded in death by his wife, Wendy Prescott Allen in 2006, brother, Richard Allen and grandson, Matthew Allen.
Survivors include his daughters, Donna Belcher of Lake Wales, Pam Parker of Palm Coast, FL, Cindy Moser of Lake Wales; son, Wayne Phillips of Seymour, TN; sister, Elaine Ludden of Lake Wales, brother, Eugene Allen of Springfield, MA, 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Thompson officiating. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 am until service time. Interment will be held at the Lake Wales Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Moose Lodge or Parkinson Disease Foundation.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home of Lake Wales is in charge of local arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com
Published in Ledger from Feb. 21 to Feb. 22, 2013