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Laurel Land Funeral Home & Memorial Park

7100 Crowley RD, Fort Worth, TX

OBITUARY

Christopher Haywood Allen

June 22, 1946January 20, 2020

Christopher "Chris" Haywood Allen, 73, of Fort Worth, TX. passed away Monday January 20, 2020.

Chris was born in Beaumont, TX. on June 22, 1946 and married Sharon Taylor on December 30, 1989 in Fort Worth. He graduated from Pascal High School and from University of Texas at Arlington with a Business degree and served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War where he was seriously wounded. Chris was a business consultant before establishing a promotion company he ran for many years before retirement. As a baby boomer, he was a dedicated fan of Beatles music and an avid reader and movie fan. Chris was multilingual fluent in Danish and Spanish.

Chris was preceded in death by his mother, Vernell Pedersen and father, Billy Allen. .

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Lee Allen; stepdaughter, Courtney Amason (Bryan); step grandchildren, Codi Walters, Blayne and Myles Amason; sister, Melissa Christensen; brother, Jim Allen; and Nephews Christian Brumley, Bradley Allen and Codi Amason (Kaden)

Services

  • Graveside Service Monday, January 27, 2020

Memories

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Gail Lewellen

January 25, 2020

Sharon and family you're in my thoughts and prayers. Remember,
"when you lose some one you love, you gain an Angel you know".

Jim Allen

January 24, 2020

My brother was my lifelong friend. We had our battles and differences, but I've never needed help that he didn't deliver, and I always went when called. He was 7 years older and therefore my mentor and protector. He thumped some bullies for me, he sold me his trade in cars, he sold my baseball cards (!) and I confiscated his record collection while he was in Vietnam. I gave his Buddy Holly back...

I'll sorely miss you, brother. I'll always love you. Rest in Peace.

Btw, he was born in Beaumont, TX and came to Fort Worth when he was 8, 1954.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY