|Death: ||Jul. 12, 2010|
Capt. Carl Allen, Jr., (USMC Ret) of Titusville, FL died at home. Carl joined the U.S. Marine Corps at age 17 and served for 21 years with two tours each during the Korean War, Vietnam and as a Drill Instructor at Parris Island. His many decorations include 2 Silver Stars, 2 Bronze Stars, 4 Purple Hearts, Army and Navy Commendations and Appreciation Medallion from Korea. Carl returned to school, received a degree in HVAC and opened Allens Air Conditioning. He was also an HVAC instructor at BCC and worked for Martin-Marietta. Carl and Heidi were married in 2004. Carl was predeceased by his parents, Carl, Sr and Irene Patrick Allen; his wife of 47 years, Geneva; sons, Wayne and Douglas. Surviving is his wife, Heidi; grandsons, Paul and Matthew Allen; great-grandchildren, Samantha and Ben Allen; siblings, Cello (Silverene) Allen of Titusville and James (Betty Jo) Allen of Salt Lick, Ky. Carl was a member of the American Legion Post 1, Korean War Veterans, VFW 4228 and a Kentucky Colonel. Services will be held at Newcomer Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the care of Newcomer Funeral Home in Titusville, Fl.
ublished in FLORIDA TODAY July 18 to July 20, 2010
Florida National Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 18, 2010
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