Bill F. Allen, 74, Fairfax Avenue, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.
A private family service will be held Friday, March 20, 2020 at Lamb Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Bunger officiating. Burial will follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West.
A native of Harrisburg, Illinois, he was born September 24, 1945, the son of the late William Bertis Allen and the late Elsie Ferne Evans Allen.
He was a coal miner and served in the United States Army as Specialist 5th Class. Also, he had worked in maintenance at the University of Illinois Research Center.
He was a member and deacon at Living Hope Baptist Church. Bill was also a 32 Degree Mason at Mason Lodge 325 in Harrisburg, Illinois, a member of the American Legion, Ainid Shrine, and Gideons International, Hopkinsville Chapter.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Allen, Hopkinsville; his daughter, Jennifer (Mark) Pierce, Cadiz, KY; and four grandchildren, Paiton Mills, Evan Mills, Brayden Mills and Jacob Pierce.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International Hopkinsville Chapter, PO Box 982, Hopkinsville, KY 42241 and/or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 1102 17th Ave. S, Nashville, TN 37212.
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