David P. Allen, 75, of El Paso passed away at 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at his residence.
His celebration of life service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Community Bible Fellowship Church in El Paso with Pastor Wesley W. Ooms officiating. The family will receive friends following the memorial service at the church. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is assisting the family with arrangements.
David was born on June 19, 1943 a son to Perry and Laura Ford Allen. He married Ardyth DeWater on August 2, 1969 in Seattle, WA.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Ardyth Allen of El Paso; son, Greg (Alicia) Allen of El Paso; grandchildren, Sophia Allen, Samantha Allen, and Lucas Allen all of El Paso; Brothers, Lynn (Ann) Allen of Salem, OR, Dean (Carletta) Allen of Cottonwood, ID, and sisters, Peggy Sherman of Parma, ID, and Mary Macho of Caldwell, ID.
David retired from Multnomah University in Portland, OR, after serving 15 years as the Director of Financial Aid. He and Ardyth moved to El Paso in 2005.
He was a member at Community Bible Fellowship Church in El Paso. David volunteered with the American Red Cross and as an assistant X-Country coach at El Paso Gridley Jr. High School.
David was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He will be greatly missed.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Can Do Kids, Intl., in El Paso.
Celebration of Life
6:30 PM (CDT)
Community Bible Fellowship Church
El Paso, IL 61738
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