Wendall Ray Allsopp
January 11, 1926 – April 2, 2012
Wendall Ray Allsopp born January 11, 1921 to April 2, 2012 He lived 86 wonderful and blessed years. Wendall was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Wendall is survived by a loving wife of 63 years, Norma Jean Allsopp. He is survived by his younger sister Ruby Mattingly and was preceded in death by two brothers Billy and Charles. Wendall is survived by four son's; Nathaniel Ray, Dennis Lee, Wendall Gene and Jimmy Everett. He has nine grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.
Wendall's Story: Wendall served in the United Sates Navy during World War II on an ocean going tug. During his military service he saw action in the South Pacific. Upon his return from the war he met and married his loving wife Norma. He loved God and was faithful to his beliefs and convictions right to the very end. His devotion to his faith and convictions served him well for some 65 years. He was a lifetime member of the United Pentecostal Church. He served God faithfully in many capacities including Sunday School Superintendent for many years. Enjoying worship for the last 16 plus at the Cornerstone Apostolic Church in Palmdale, California. He retired from the United Postal Service after 33 years of unblemished service. He then embarked on his second career as a grocery store sacker. To the delight of the old ladies and babies he always found a way to make you smile. His fans would pull his pants and he would smile say "Hi" and even kissed some..... "Babies that is" he'd say with a silly grin! To all his friends and family he will always be remembered as just "Papa Bear" Isaiah 40: 31 But they that wait upon the lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
- Visitation Thursday, April 5, 2012
- Funeral Service Thursday, April 5, 2012
Wendall Ray Allsopp
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May 3, 2012
I loved my popa bear he toaut me every thing he knew I will never forget him
April 5, 2012
I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of such an incredible man and dear friend. We have so many fond memories that I will forever hold dear to my heart. Our thoughts, love and prayers are with the entire family. We will miss you Papa Allsopp!