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Laurel - James R. Allen, age 93, of Laurel, Delaware passed away on August 31, 2018 at Lifecare at Lofland Park.

James was born in Quincy, Mass. a son of the late Norman and Mildred Allen.

James owned and operated Allen's Gas Station and Allen's Texaco both in Laurel. He had proudly served his country in the US ARMY. He was a 73 year member of the American Legion Post #19 of Laurel, where he held many offices. He was also a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, the Kiwanis Club and the Good Samaritan Shop.

James is survived by his son, Dean Allen (Patricia) of Ft. Meyers, Florida, a daughter Cathy Parker (Richard) of Laurel and brothers Ernie and Fred Allen, both of Laurel. Seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

James is preceded in death by his wives', Ruth G. Allen and Perney Benson Allen.

A Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel at 11:00 am, where a viewing will also take place from 10-11:00 am. The Rev. Dean Purdue will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home in Laurel, DE.
Published in The Daily Times on Sept. 3, 2018
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