John David Allen Sr. was born January 3, 1932 in Beaumont Texas, and passed away November 17, 2021 in Lumberton Texas. JD was happily married to his wife Adele for an incredible seventy years. He was a hard-working man who served his community selflessly with the Beaumont fire department for thirty-six years.
JD is preceded in death by his parents, Frank M. Allen Sr. and Edith E. Smith and his son Larry Allen.
JD is survived by his wife, Opal Adele Allen; sons, David Allen and wife Kim of Lumberton, and Wayne Allen and wife Debbie of Vidor. He is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Tuesday, November 23 at Rosedale Baptist Church in Beaumont, Texas at noon. Service followed at the church at 2:00 p.m. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery.