The Citadel Class of 1970
From Sullivan-King Mortuary, Anderson, SC.
Richard Kingsley "Dick" Allen, Jr.,68, husband of Debra Hooper "Debbie" Allen, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House.
Born in Anderson, he was the son of the late Richard Kingsley and Mary Masters Allen. Dick was a graduate of The Citadel and The University of South Carolina School of Law. He was an Attorney with Allen & Eakes Law Firm. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Anderson.
Suvivors include his wife, Debbie Allen of the home; three children, Richard K. Allen III and his wife Leah of Greenville, Mary Allen Lowe and husband, Danny of Greenwood, and Jonathan Reed Allen of Batesburg-Leesville; four grandchildren; brother, Thomas M. Allen and wife, Susan of Anderson; sister, Ann Allen Rice and husband, Glenn of Batesburg; and his father-in-law, Alfred H. Hooper, Sr. of Anderson.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at First Baptist Church conducted by Dr. James R. Thomason. A private burial will follow the service. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 307 South Manning Street, Anderson, SC 29624 or Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.
Editor's Note: Dick was a proud member of "T" Company- a Cpl, S/Sgt, and 2LT. He was an English major and Army Contract. He was on the rifle team, Bond Volunteers, Summerall Guards, the Asst Brigadier editor, Sphnix staff, Student Directory Editor, Menu Committee, The English Club, AUSA, Circle K Club- V-Pres and Pres, WSI Instructor, In Intramurals X 4, and on the Committee for Miss Citadel.