Richard  Allen


Richard "Rick" Allen

Richard "Rick" Allen passed away at the age of 56, in his home in Valley View, surrounded by family and friends. Rick was born in Biloxi, Mississippi. He and his wife, Jackie, were married in 1984. They lived in Valley View for 30 years, raised their family, and built businesses. Rick was a dedicated diesel technician. When he wasn't working on trucks, you could usually find him working on his hobby at his cabinet shop on the square there in town. Rick enjoyed working, he enjoyed what he did.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie; his kids, Josh, Jodie, Renn and Seth; And twelve amazing Grandkids. He is also survived by his parents, Richard & Patti Allen, and Larry & Virginia Cox; his Brother, Steve; And his sisters, Kim, Cathy, and Dawn.
You've taught us well, Dad...we'll take it from here
Visitation will be held Friday evening at 6:00 pm at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home in Gainesville.
Funeral will be held Saturday at 10:00 am at the First Baptist Church in Valley View, with burial to follow in the Valley View Cemetery.
If you would like to make a donation in lieu of flowers, they can be done so to the American Cancer Society, in honor of Rick Allen.
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Published on August 1, 2019
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