|Birth: ||Nov. 18, 1934|
|Death: ||Nov. 4, 2010|
Andrew Jackson Allen, age 75, died Thursday November 4, 2010 at Homestead Assisted Living, Manhattan, Kansas.
He was born on November 18, 1934 the son of James Phillip and Janie Louise (Jackson) Allen. Andrew joined the United States Army and served in Vietnam for two tours. He retired with the rank of Lt. Colonel. He later received his Masters Degree from Kansas State University in Political Science.
He was united in marriage to Joan Smith on July 7, 1962 in Chantilly, VA. This union was blessed with two children: Terry and Troy. She preceded him in death in 1968.
Andrew loved to read and watching NFL Football on Sunday afternoons. He also enjoyed following the Kansas State Wildcats games.
Survivors include his daughter: Terry Allen of Fairfax, VA and his son: Troy Allen of Centerville, VA.; a brother: Nathaniel Wells and his wife Carolyn of Manhattan; 2 grandchildren and numerous brothers and sisters, cousins and friends.
A Memorial Service with Full Military Honors in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA will be at a later date.
There will be no visitation.
Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502 is handling local arrangements.
Arlington National Cemetery
Created by: Betty
Record added: Nov 06, 2010
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