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Bruce William Allen Sr., 66, of Terre Haute passed away Jan. 29, 2018. He was born April 15, 1951, in Terre Haute, to William J. Allen and Wilma Rose (Kisner) Allen.
Bruce is a member of Full Gospel Assembly of God. He worked at Commercial Solvent for 28 years. He retired from Tagleaf. Bruce was a member of Haunted Happenings. He volunteered at Terre Town Baseball field for over 30 years. He served as a board member, he coached, and he cut grass. Most of all, Bruce loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was known for having witty comebacks, which will be missed by all who knew him.
Bruce is survived by his wife of 47 years, Diane (Fry) Allen; his mother; sons, Bruce William Allen Jr. (Tammy), Justin Allen (Paula); grandchildren, Ernie Wycoff, Garth Trueblood, Faith Southard, Brilea Southard, and Grayson Allen; great-grandchildren, Madison Wycoff, Kinser Trueblood, and Owen Troxel; siblings, David Allen, Joyce Shadow, and Nancy Knight (Darrell); father-in-law, Earl Fry Sr.; brothers-in-law, Earl Fry Jr. (Eva) and Rick Fry (Robin); and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father; mother-in-law, Edna Fry; and his K-9 companion Ginger.
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Northside Community Church, 1075 Fruitridge Ave., Terre Haute, Ind., 47804. Pastor Jared Parks will officiate. Visitation will be at the church on Thursday, from 11 a.m. until service time. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Full Gospel Assembly of God or Northside Community Church. Care and arrangements have been entrusted to Greiner Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at: www.greinerfuneralhome.com
Published on January 30, 2018
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