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Obituary: ALLEN, WILLIAM

William Lynn Allen1925 ~ 2013Bill Allen passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. He was born Sep. 11, 1925 to Carl Preston and Hannah Allen. Bill married Evlyn Beales and always said, "she was the best thing that ever happened to me!" They were blessed with three daughters, Mesia Nyman, Rochelle Robinson, and Cecelie Costley. Bill and Evlyn were married for 63 years and have 11 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Bill always claimed "I never worked a day in my life. Work is doing something because it has to be done. Every job I have ever had I enjoyed, so it wasn't work. Everything I did, I enjoyed. I guess my life can be summed up in 5 words: I did it my way."A graveside service will be held Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. Lone Prairie Cemetery at Castle Rock, Summit County. Call 435-659-1366 for directions. Funeral Directors Russon Brothers Mortuary.