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ALLEN, William Miller 83, of Dayton passed away on October 19, 2013. He was the second of four sons born to Isham Miller Allen, Jr. and Mayme Mildred (Wilson) Allen. He was born in Cynthiana, Kentucky and graduated from Banneker High School. Bill enlisted in the Navy and served as a Medic for 10 years including the Korean War. In 1962, Bill graduated from Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. In 1963, he married his sweetheart, Rose Marie Osborne, and they were blessed to recently celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 15, 2013. Bill continued to serve in the Navy Reserves and retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer in 1978. He worked as a federal civil servant for over 20 years and retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Bill Allen was preceded in death by his three brothers: James Allen, Charles Allen, and Donald Allen. Bill is survived by his wife, Rose Allen; four children, David Allen (Flori) of California, Elizabeth Mack (Jack) of Ohio, Catherine Allen of Hawaii, and Abdullah Adam (Khadijah) of Maryland; seven grandchildren, Terra, Michael, Lorenzo, Ali, Safiyah, Jenna, and Tam; and 2 great-grandchildren, Micah, Mikayla along with a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday 10/26/13 at College Hill Presbyterian Church, 1547 Philadelphia Dr. Dayton, OH 45406. The family will greet guests from 4-5 pm, and the memorial service will begin at 5 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Hospice of Dayton.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Oct. 22, 2013
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