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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Obituary - Harold Charles Allen Sr.

Harold Charles Allen Sr., age 92, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 26, 2021 at St. Sabina Catholic Church, 700 Trevis Ave., Belton, Missouri 64012. Following visitation will be a funeral mass at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be at Belton Cemetery in Belton, Missouri.

Harold was born on February 5, 1929 in Salina, Kansas to Irvin Edwin Allen and Anna Katheryn (Hergenrader) Allen. Shortly after high school, Harold was joined in marriage with his wife, Awanda Allen on May 24, 1948 in Wichita, Kansas. Together they were blessed with six children. In 1962, Harold was inducted in the United States Air Force at the McConnel AFB in Wichita, Kansas. Harold served his country honorably and faithfully until 1967 when he was discharged at the Richard Gebauer AFB in Belton, Missouri. Harold later worked as an Instrument Mechanic and Avionics Mechanic for Trans World Airlines before retiring.

Harold was preceded in death by his loving wife of over seventy-two years, Awanda Lee Allen; son, Martin D. Allen; parents, Irvin Edwin and Anna Katheryn Allen; brother, Jack D. Allen; and sister in law, Becky Allen.

He is survived by two sons, Donald D. Allen (Judith) and Harold C. Allen Jr.; three daughters, Lana Marie Rooks (Herb), Linda S. Montgomery (Derrick), and Margaret A. Allen; seventeen grandchildren; thirty-four great grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.