Harold Lewis Allen, Sr. restored classic cars
Harold Lewis Allen, Sr., 68, of Seymour died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus.
Funeral services will be at Voss & Sons Funeral Service Friday, April 13, 2018, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Mike Shuler officiating. Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus with full military graveside rites conducted by VFW Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, Disabled Veterans 47, Korean and Vietnam Veterans, all of Seymour. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Thursday, April 12, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday, April 13,2018, from 9 a.m. until time of services.
Mr. Allen was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Army National Guard having served during the Vietnam War. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Ivy Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Allen spent his career in facilities maintenance before retiring from Aisin, USA in May 2016. He loved anything outdoors, working on classic cars, and fixing things.
Born in Austin January 21, 1950, Mr. Allen was the son of Leonard and Lila (Mosley) Allen.
On August 21, 2000, he married Sherry L. Rutan and she survives.
In addition to his wife, survivors include children, Harold L. "Peanut," Jr., James D. (Hannah), and Matthew C. (Samantha) Allen; grandchildren, Elijah, Lilah, and Norah Allen; brother, James (Lynn) Allen; and sisters, Rosemary (Clayton) White, JoAnn Wilson, and Juanita Amos.
Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Michelle Robbins.
Memorials may be written to Sherry Allen for the grandchildren's educational expenses, in care of the funeral home.