Donald “Butch” Allen
January 05, 1939 ‒ September 02, 2011
Butch Allen loved classic cars. At one time he had a
collection of 21 vehicles, with models spanning from
1928 to 1979. He was especially fond of 1960s Ford
Thunderbirds, proudly collecting one from each model
Though he loved classic cars, he loved the
people in his life more. His kindness and generosity
led him to help anybody. A man of great loyalty and
devotion, Butch passed away Friday September 2, 2011.
He was 72.
He was born January 5, 1939 in Johnsville to
Russell M. and Glea A. (Baker) Allen.
A former member of Carpenters Union Local
#735, in 1992 he and his sons formed Triple AAA
Interiors, their own construction company specializing
in interior systems. He retired in 2001.
Butch was a member of Crestline Eagles #859,
Crestline VFW Post #2920, Lexington VFW Post #5101 and
the Galion Moose.
He is survived by his sons and a daughter-in-
law David & Lana Allen of Mansfield and Jeffrey Allen
of Mansfield; his daughter and son-in-law Pamela & John
Trumpower of Lexington; grandchildren Shandra Allen of
Pensacola, FL, Cassandra Allen and Emilie Allen both
of Mansfield, Keshia Allen and Janae Trumpower both of
Lexington; great grandchildren Kierslyn Allen and John
Taylor, II; his sister Helen Jordan of Mansfield; a
sister-in-law Edna Allen of Johnsville; cherished
friends Shirley & Lloyd Feick of Ontario; and nieces
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter
Hailey Trumpower, brothers Gale William Allen, Howard
Gene Allen and Carl Norman Allen, and a brother-in-law
The Allen family will receive friends Monday,
September 5, 2011 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Lexington
Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Visiting continues Tuesday
from 11 a.m. To 1 p.m. in the funeral home, where his
funeral service will immediately follow at 1 p.m.
Pastor Ron Biddle will officiate. Burial will follow in
Contributions in Mr. Allen’s memory to Special
Wish Foundation may be made at the funeral home.
Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the
Allen family, and private condolences to them may be
made online at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com