George Douglas Allen, 76, of Lake Wales passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn.
George was born Aug. 20, 1936, in Danville, Vt. to the late Gordon M. and Abbie Barbara (Wellinger) Allen and has been a resident of Florida since 1967.
George was the owner/operator for Ridge Aluminum Products, was a member of the Lake Wales Elks lodge and Lake Wales Moose Lodge and served in the U.S. Army.
George was preceded in death by his wife, Wendy Prescott Allen, in 2006, brother, Richard Allen and grandson, Matthew Allen.
Survivors include his daughters, Donna Belcher of Lake Wales, Pam Parker of Palm Coast, Fla., Cindy Moser of Lake Wales; son, Wayne Phillips of Seymour, Tenn.; sister, Elaine Ludden of Lake Wales; brother, Eugene Allen of Springfield, Mass., eight grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Thompson officiating.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time.
Interment will be held at the Lake Wales Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Moose Lodge or Parkinson Disease Foundation Marion Nelson Funeral Home of Lake Wales is in charge of local arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com
Marion Nelson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.