William C. Allen Jr.
April 16, 1931 – March 22, 2020
William C. Allen Jr., age 88, of Mount Olive, Alabama passed away on Sunday March 22, 2020. Wiliiam was born April 16, 1931. Preceded in death by his wife of 61 years Nena Kyle Mills and his parents Mr. and Mrs. William Curtis Allen, Sr. (Annie Laura Turnipseed),his sister's Mary Lee Allen Costa and Anna Faye Wilson. He is survived by his children William Curtis Allen, lll "Bill" (Samantha),Robert Micheal Allen, Sr "Mike" (Janae'). Grandchildren include Rob Allen (Nancy), Josh Allen (Lauren), Leila Kyle Allen, Nikki Kirkconnel (Ian), Drew Sargent and his great grandchildren Christian Brasher, Preston Brasher Aubrey Brasher, Micah Allen. Brothers James Emmet Allen, Sr., Charles Searcy Allen (Charlie) And a host of family and friends. He attended Jones Valley High School where he just attended his 70th high school reunion. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War on board the USS McGowan (DD - 678) during 1951 - 1955 - he greatly enjoyed telling stories of his adventures around the world especially the times he had been through the Panama Canal. He retired from ACIPCO American Cast Iron Pip Co April 30, 1993 after 38 years. After retirement he enjoyed umpiring softball at Mount Olive ballpark, fishing, woodworking.
He was a member of Beechwood Baptist Church for more than 57 years.
The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice for their care and support.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ridoutsgardendalechapel.com for the Allen family.