Mr. Richard Allen, 83, of Florence, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at his residence. He was of the Methodist faith, a USN veteran of the Korean War, member of American Legion Post #11, Masonic Lodge #14, Scottish Rite 32nd degree, member of Disabled American Veterans Chapter Alabama 63, and retired from Reynolds Aluminum.
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Visitation will be today, Nov. 4, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. in Greenview Memorial Chapel. Officiating will be Jerry Campbell. Interment will be Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Greenview Memorial Park with military funeral honors at graveside.
Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Martha Allen, two brothers, Burton and Ernest Allen, and a sister, Margaret Kennedy.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Judy) Allen, of Florence; three daughters, Debra Cisson (James), of Killen, Patricia Kennedy (Butch), of Rockwood, Tenn., and Lisa Garner (Jeff), of Florence; sister-in-law, Mildred Allen, of Kingston, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Damien Cisson (Kalee), Ian Cisson (Dani), Melissa Kennedy, Jacob Garner, and Cierra Harrell; three great-grandchildren, Halley and Skyler Cisson, and McKenlee Hines; numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Damien Cisson, Ian Cisson, Jacob Garner, Butch Kennedy, Jeff Garner and Andrew Suddith.
Skyler Cisson will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Shoals, 115 Fairground Road, Florence, AL. 35630, or to Bethel Berry Church of Christ, C/O Betty Wooten, 7690 County Road 259, Florence, AL. 35633.
An online guest book may be viewed and signed at greenview memorial.com.
Arrangements by Greenview Funeral Home.
Greenview Funeral Home
3657 Old Chisholm Road
Florence, AL 35633
Published in Florence Times Daily on Nov. 4, 2013