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Obituary for Dave Lee Allen

It is with tremendous sadness that the family of Dave Lee Allen, age 76, of Bedford Twp., MI, passed away after a lengthy illness on Friday, November 30, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hospice. He was born in Benton Harbor on August 15, 1942 the son of Donald E. Allen and Saidee N. (Robinson) Allen.
He graduated in 1960 from Kellogg Consolidated High School. He was a Union plumber with Building Tradesman UA Local 333; then worked at Kellogg’s as a Steam Fitter for 25 years, retiring on Dec. 31, 1999.
He married Judy Kay Adamson on November 2, 1963 in Bedford Bible Church; they have been married for 55 years.
He is survived by his wife: Judy Kay Allen of Battle Creek, MI; two daughters: Shawn & Brian Goostrey of Kalamazoo, MI; Bonnie & Todd Dewey of Hickory Corners, MI; his son: Jeff & Renee Allen of Battle Creek, MI;
Five grandchildren--Megan & Brian Springer; Mason & Meghan Goostrey; Saydee & AJ Wilson; Gabe Allen; Jake Allen;
five great grandchildren-- Ava, Annabelle, Brooklynn, Aiden and Wesson; a niece: Deena Poerio, two nephews: David & Danny Poerio, and a host of longtime friends. He was preceded by his parents; loving sister: Donna Poerio, brother: Billy Allen; brother in law: Don Poerio, step-father: Lewis "Bud" Coyer, his step-mother: Mary Allen, and a special Jack Russell Terrier companion "Russell".
Dave was a member of the Kellogg 25 Year Club, the Delton Moose Lodge 1649 Chapter 1792. He enjoyed hunting, fishing competitive silhouette pistol shooting, drag racing, snowmobile grass drag racing, bowling, golfing, riding quads, playing horseshoes and euchre, his times at the cabin in Seney, and most of all, spending time with his family and friends.
Please join us for the Celebration of Life service Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 4:00 until 8:00PM at the American Legion Post 484, 3801 West Hickory Road, Hickory Corners, MI with a special message presentation from Pastor Jeff Worden at about 6:00 PM. Cremation has been conducted and burial of the cremains will be with the family at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made to: Hospice of Southwest Michigan; or Delton Moose Lodge # 1649, 5420 Mooselodge Drive, Delton, MI 49046 or the Hickory Corners American Legion Post 484.
Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com


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