Williamn "Skip" AllenMarch 24th, 2021
William "Skip" Allen, 73, of California, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. He was born March 24, 1947, in Cane, Pennsylvania, the son of Floyd and Betty Mack Allen. After graduating high school, Skip enlisted in the United States Army and served in Germany from 1961-1964. Skip was a Union Carpenter until his retirement and was a farmer. Through the years, Skip lived in Henley, California, and McGirk. He was of the Baptist faith. He loved playing his guitar and was in several bands. He loved older country and gospel music. He is survived by: former spouse Sandy Hand and former spouse Deborah Jo (DJ) Allen Neal; kids, Angela Christian, Christine Gooch, Debbie Cutshall (Terry), all of Tennessee, Jeremy Allen, Josh Allen, Justin Allen (Amanda), and Jordan Allen, all of California, Mo.; one brother, Vince Allen of Texas;18 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren with one on the way; and several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, Skip was preceded in death by brothers, Lawrence Allen and David Norton; and sisters, Connie Ludwig and Susie Allen. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 20, 2021, at Windmill Ridge Funeral Service. Interment followed at Spring Garden Cemetery with full military honors. Memorials are suggested to the Parkinson's Foundation. Online condolences can be given at www.windmillridgefuneralservice.com.