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Floyd "Dude" Allen
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1920
Coryell County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 2008
Copperas Cove
Coryell County
Texas, USA

Born to Morgan Allen and Becky (Whitmire) Allen.

He served in the Army Air Force in World War II.

Floyd was a real estate developer and builder for many years. He developed over fourteen subdivisions in the local area. He served as a Board Member for the Copperas Cove Hospital Authority/Metropex Hospital Authority and on the Board of Directors for Metroplex Hospital util the late 1990's. He was a member of the Copperas Cove Industrial Foundation, the Copperas Cove Lions Club, the Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce, the Central Texas Home Builders Association, the AUSA, the Board of Directors at Cove State Bank and the Board of Directors for Aztec savings and Loan. he received numerous awards for his dedication to the people of Copperas Coveto include the Community Builder Award from Masonic Lodge #595 in Copperas Cove. Floyd donated ten acres which surround the historic site of Ogletree Gap to the City of Copperas Cove which is often times used by residents even today. He was a longtime member of Robertson Avenue Baptist Church in Copperas Cove.

He enjoyed collecting currency of all kinds especially those from different countries, hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Allen in 1995, a grandson, Randall Bowen in 1979, a brother, Lloyd Allen, a sister, Opal Allen Taffinder, and a son-in-law, John Bowen.

He is survived by three daughters, Floy Karen Allen von Seutter and her husband Armin of Dallas, Dianne Berry Bowen and her husband Jack of Copperas Cove and Judy Bowen Clark and her husband Tommy of Copperas Cove; four grandchildren, John W. Bowen, Jeffrey Allen Bowen, Melissa Bowen and Bradley Bowen.

Serving as pallbearers will be his nephews, Sam Allen Taffinder, Don Allen, Charles "Bud" Hatter, Doug Hatter, Ronnie Hatter, Todd Hatter. Honorary pallbearers will be Rodney Nauert, Curtis Logan, Skip Darossett and Randy Battreal.

Taken from Killeen Daily Herald, October 24, 2008 
Copperas Cove Cemetery
Copperas Cove
Coryell County
Texas, USA
Created by: Martha Waneck Satterwhit...
Record added: Oct 24, 2008
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Floyd Dude Allen
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Floyd Dude Allen
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 Added: Oct. 24, 2008

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