Richard “Dick” Allen
April 23, 1930 ‒ April 28, 2005
JOHNSVILLE: Richard “Dick” Allen, 75, of Township Road 242, died Thursday afternoon April 28, 2005 at his home following an apparent heart attack.
He was born April 23, 1930 in Johnsville to Oscar W. and Anna B. (Craven) Allen, and attended Johnsville Schools.
A U.S. Army veteran, Dick served two years in Germany in the early 1950’s, and was a member of Robert L. Castor Post #5101 V.F.W.
A lifelong Morrow County resident, he had worked 32 years with Westinghouse in Mansfield, retiring in November of 1989.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law Terry L. and Karen Allen of Johnsville and Michael and Jeanette Allen of Galion, a daughter Diana Castle of Mansfield; grandchildren Kevin Allen of Johnsville, Jennifer Allen of Columbus, Jessica and Chad McCarty of Mount Vernon, Christopher Pajot of Johnsville, Benjamin Allen of Galion, Dennis Allen of Galion and Danielle Castle of Mansfield; step grandchildren Miranda, Alyshia and Elizabeth McCarty all of Mount Vernon.
He was preceded in death by two brothers Russell Allen and Lester Allen and a sister Norma Jean Perkins.
The family will receive friends Sunday, May 1, 2005 from 2-4 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Monday at 11 am. Pastor Tj Waters will officiate. Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery, where the Richland County Joint Veterans Council will hold graveside military honors.