Richard “Dick” Allen was born July 26, 1943 and passed away June 28th, 2018 peacefully surrounded by family and friends.

A loving and devoted husband to his wife of fifty-five years Marie Allen, and father to his three children: David Allen, Kristina Docherty, and Tim Allen.

Richard is survived by his five younger sisters and their families.

Richard was a significant role model and influence on the lives of his four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Richard was an active member in many local organizations including, The Eureka Elks Lodge 652, The Eureka Moose Lodge 636, Ferndale Masonic F& A.M. Lodge 193 where he was honored as a Hiram Award recipient. He was also a Past President and a current member of the board of directors for the Redwood Shrine Club, as well as a current Sultan of the Djinns Oriental Band.

Richard had a passion for many things including small tractors, old trains, fishing, and baking. His favorite weekly activity was meeting for coffee with his cronies at the Elks Lodge.

Richard enjoyed traveling in his motorhome with his wife. They traveled to many wonderful places over the years. Their favorite destination was visiting Arizona during the California winter months.

Please join us for a service and celebration of life at the Eureka Moose Lodge, 4328 Campton Rd, Eureka. Saturday, July 7th at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital, or your favorite charity in Richard’s name.

Rest in peace Nonno, we all love you!


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