David Eugene Allen, 72, of Malden, Mo., died Wednesday, May 24, 2006, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.
Born Oct. 28, 1933, in Campbell, Mo., he was the son of the late David Franklin and Nettie Marie Price Allen.
On June 30, 1951, he married Daphne Faye Batchlor.
Survivors include four daughters, Helen Lacewell, Debbie Cobb and Daphne Goldsmith, all of Malden and Carmelida Allen, of Kennett; four sons, David, Neal and Randall Allen, all of Malden and Tim Allen, of Gideon, Mo.; one brother, Lennie Allen, of New York; two sisters, Renea McGuire, of Pennsylvania and Carolyn Allen, of St. Louis, Mo.; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Victor and Carl Allen; one brother, Buster Allen and one grandchild, Thalia Renee Allen.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m., today, Friday, May 26, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 27, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roger Fowler officiating.
Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Campbell.