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September 19, 2013

Richard Glenn Allen, 79; Jeffersonville

— Funeral Services for Richard Glenn Allen, 79, Jeffersonville, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel,  with private entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. He died died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services,  New Albany.

He was born Jan. 13, 1934, in Bellflower, Ill., to the late Homer and Alice Allen. Richard was a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean War, retired from CSX Railroad after 40 years of service, and was a member of Colgate Baptist Church, Clarksville. He loved playing guitar, singing country western songs, and playing golf with his grandsons.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Euvonna Allen; sons, Michael Allen and his wife Janie; grandchildren, Kevin Allen and his wife Tasha, Amanada Elmore and her husband Aaron and Nathan Allen and his wife Ana-Licia; brother,  Donald Allen and his wife Jan; sister, Carole Grubbs and her husband Bill; and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and 12 to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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