|Birth: ||Sep. 22, 1930|
|Death: ||May 28, 2010|
Albert Neil Allen, Lt. Col. USMC (Ret), of Lumberton, Texas, died on May 28, 2010. He was born on September 22, 1930 in Hull, Texas, to the late Athan Curtis Allen and the late Evelyn Radley Allen. He was a Marine Corps Naval Aviator and his career included two tours of duty in Vietnam where he earned 49 combat decorations for bravery. Following his career in the Marine Corps, Neil and his wife Kim taught in the Silsbee Independent School District until retirement.
Neil is survived by Kim, his wife of 54 years and his four sons; Albert Jr. and his wife Dawn, Travis and his wife Elizabeth, Peter and his wife Melanie, and Timothy and his wife Sonia. Neil leaves behind seven granchildren: Nolan, Annie, William, Megan, Daniel, Aidan, and Tyler. Neil is survived by his siblings Betty Iles, Phillip Allen and Evelyn Monk as well as many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by Bruce Allen, Thomas Allen, Athan Curtis Allen, Jr. and Theo Keown.
Athan Curtis Allen (1900 - 1969)
Lula Evelyn Radley Allen (1903 - 2003)
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Columbarium Court 7, Section WW, Column 8, Niche 5
Maintained by: Pete Allen
Originally Created by: Paul Hays
Record added: Dec 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82112908
Tread lightly, This is a soldiers grave, Who fought in a Foreign land,Not afraid when freedom called they raised their hand, Giving their life they were buried in a simple mound; And yet to folks like you and me It should be Honored Ground.|
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Happy Memorial Day Dad.|
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