Leslie Carl Allen, 87, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:26 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.
Born July 10, 1922 in Koleen he was the son of Lon and Sarah Elizabeth (Haywood) Allen.
He retired from NSWC Crane in the ordnance department and served his country in the U.S. Army in WWII. He was a member of the Bloomfield First Christian Church, Bloomfield Masonic Lodge 84, Bloomfield Order of Eastern Star 538, Scottish Rite Indianapolis and the Bloomfield Odd Fellows Lodge.
Surviving relatives include: one daughter, Doris L. Miller (Robert) of Bloomington; two sons, Carl Dewayne Allen (Sharon) and William Leon Allen (Pam) both of Bloomfield; 10 grandchildren, 13 great, grandchildren and five great, great, grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Mabel Mae (King) Allen on Oct. 2, 2008, five brothers, three sisters and his parents.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 at Bloomfield First Christian Church, with the Rev. Arlen Pope and the Rev. Dave Wilde officiating. Interment will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery in rural Bloomfield.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield and one hour prior to service Thursday at the church. Bloomfield Masonic Lodge service will be 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Bloomfield American Legion post 196 will provide military honors.
The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to the Bloomfield First Christian Church or Walnut Grove cemetery in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com .