Darrel Ruchard Allen

March 6, 1948 - June 14, 2011

Mr. Darrel Richard Allen of Farmersville, Texas passed away June 14, 2011 at his residence. 

He was born March 6, 1948 in Rosalie, Alabama.  He was the son of James Henry and Lora Madge Colvin Allen. 

He married Linda Tucker May 27, 1978 in Iowa Park, Texas.  He was a retired engineering tech for Raytheon Systems for 40 years.  He served in the U.S. Army during Viet Nam and was of Baptist faith.  Mr. Allen is survived by his wife; Linda Allen of Farmersvillle, Texas.  Children; Sherry Moore and husband Alan of Farmersville, Texas, Darrel Richard Allen Jr. and wife Valerie of Van Alstyne, Texas and James Allen and wife Laura of Blue Ridge, Texas.  He is also survived by brothers; William Allen of Columbine, Texas and Leroy Allen of Balch Springs, Texas, sisters; Glenda McCelland of Mesquite, Texas Diane Black of Houston, Texas and Phylis Vaughn of Dallas, Texas. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren; Jason Moore, Nathan Witcher, Garrett Witcher, Landon Witcher, Faith Allen and Toby Allen.