David Floyd Allen

David Floyd Allen, age 76, of Hamilton, MO, passed away at his home on Jan. 27, 2021.  He previously lived in Polo for 15 years.

David was born on April 15, 1944, in Niceville, FL, to Opal and Etwell Pearl (Pemberton) Allen. He graduated from a Cincinnati, OH, high school and served his country in the Air Force from 1961-1965. Afterwards he served in the reserves from 1965-1967. David worked for over 40 years on aircraft for TWA and then later retired from American Airlines in 2005. He also raised cattle and hay on his farm, which he greatly enjoyed working on. He loved to keep busy and you would see him riding in his truck or tractor with his four-legged friends, including L.B., always tagging along.

David was a member of the Lake Viking Church in Gallatin, the Hamilton American Legion Post #285, in which he served as a past commander, chaplain and assisted with numerous funeral honors, with the honor guard serving mostly as the bugler, served as a board member on the Sheridan Township in Daviess County, and Road and Bridge board.  He operated the road grader and brush mower for Daviess County for ten years.

Preceding David in death were his parents.

David married Sharon Hicks 38 years ago on Oct. 2, 1982. She survives of the home.

Additional survivors include his son, David Allen; daughter, Kim (Robert) Hildreth; sister, Debbie (Larry) Woodrum of Ohio; brother, Don (Darlene) Allen of Ohio; two stepsons, Mike (Shaun) Hicks and Doug Hicks; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and his dog, L.B.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at the Lake Viking Church in Gallatin. A visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the church, just one hour prior to the service. Friends may call on Monday, Feb. 1, at Bram Funeral Home in Hamilton from noon until 5:00 p.m. Interment will be at Lake Viking Cemetery in Gallatin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lake Viking Church. www.bramfuneralservices.com

The Caldwell County News

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