COLUMBUS — Richard Franklin Allen, age 65, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
He was born in Ashtabula, Ohio, on Dec. 24, 1947, a son of the late Elmer Franklin Allen Jr. and Mary (Patriarco) Allen, and brother to the late Betty L. Allen.
Richard was a Vietnam Veteran and served in the U.S. Air Force.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; former wife, Theresa (Myers-Allen) Jarvis; children, Rick (Amy), Emily and David (Chryss); brother, Gerald; step-children, Dana, Kim (Danny), Tammy (Andy), Kristy (Eli) and Brandy (Michael); 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Private services were held for the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Richard’s memory.
Arrangements by KAUBER-SAMMONS FUNERAL HOME, Pataskala, Ohio.