William Stanley Bill Allen

Photo added by Ryan D. Curtis

William Stanley "Bill" Allen

  • Birth 25 Jul 1917 Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
  • Death 30 Jun 2010 Moraga, Contra Costa County, California, USA
  • Burial Lafayette, Contra Costa County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 54795165

Bill, born July 25, 1917 in Golden, Colorado, died June 30, 2010 while surrounded by his loving family. He resided in Moraga for nineteen years.

His wife of fifty years, Thera, predeceased him in 1992. He is survived by his daughter Billie Cummings (Bruce) in Moraga, and granddaughter, Jenny.

In WWII, Bill flew over seventy missions in a B26 Marauder. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He also served in Korea.

Bill painted for MGM Studios, then for thirty-five years with Eric Lundeen Coatings, in LA. Bill enjoyed traveling, fishing, crafts, and following the NASA space program.

A memorial will be held at Oakmont Cemetery in Lafayette on July 12, 2010 at 10:30 a.m.
Published in the Contra Costa Times on July 11, 2010.


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  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 11 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54795165
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Stanley "Bill" Allen (25 Jul 1917–30 Jun 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54795165, citing Oakmont Memorial Park, Lafayette, Contra Costa County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .