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James ‘Bert’ Allen

October 28, 2013
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

James "Bert" Allen, 74, of Belpre, died Oct, 26, 2013, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus.

He was born in Bosic, N.C., on Dec. 26, 1938, a son of the late James and Marie (Davis) Allen.

Bert served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956-1964 in Vietnam and the Philippines. He retired from J&P Transportation in Apopka, Fla.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Karen (Elder) Allen; two sons, Scottie Jay Allen of Tennessee and Richard Wilcoxen Jr. of Massachusetts; one daughter, Mindy Hergert of Tennessee; one brother, Stanley Allen of Florida; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters.

Please make contributions to the family to help with funeral expenses.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with the Rev. David Allen officiating. Burial will follow the service at Rockland Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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