Allan Grey


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Allan Grey Willard

Sep 25 1917 - Aug 01 2008

Allan Grey Willard, age 90 of Gunter, Texas passed away on August 1, 2008 in Gunter, Texas. He was born on September 25, 1917 in Celina, Texas to Rufus Alonzo and Julia (Burris) Willard. On December 19, 1937 Allan married Francis Hays in Durant, Oklahoma and together they had two children. He worked for Lewis Robinson as a farmer for many years going on to work as a Butane Truck Driver. Allan’s last job before retiring after 11 years of service was as a Chemical Technician with Texas Instruments. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Francis Willard; son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Sara Willard of Gunter, Texas; daughter, Kay Willard of Celina, Texas; grandchildren, Bobby Ray Willard, Don Willard, Ronnie Willard, Rick Cashon, Vickie Senior, Terry Cashon, Melody West; nineteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson, Jason Pittman. Allan is preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Julia Willard, his four brothers, Ray, Frank, Willie and R.L. Willard and his grandson, Jason West. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Sunday, August 3, 2008 to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a Visitation on Sunday between the hours of 2-4 PM. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 4, 2008 with Brother Owen Campbell and Brother Dwight Maxson officiating. Interment will follow at Old Celina Cemetery.
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