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Obituary - David LeeRoy Allen, 49

 

December 31, 2019

David Allen

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of David LeeRoy Allen December 25th, 2019. He passed away after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family.

David was born to Donald and Irene Allen at Northern Montana Hospital August 13th, 1970. David joined his parents and sister, Sharon, at the family home in Chinook, MT.

David lived and went to school in Chinook all his life. He graduated from Chinook High School in 1989. While in school David participated in football, boxing, and his most favorite sport wrestling. He always said that there was no better feeling getting your arm raised after winning a match.

Upon graduation, David enlisted in the U.S. Army. In the Army, he served in the Persian Gulf War. David was honorably discharged in 1991. After his discharge he returned home to Chinook, where he resided until his passing. David joined the National Guard and also was a ranch hand for multiple ranches, later he worked as a CNA at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home for over 20 years until he could no longer work.

July 23rd, 1994, David was blessed with a son, Cole, who meant the world to him. David loved hanging out with his family and friends in his off time. He was close to his sister, Sharon, and especially loved hanging with his nieces, Sarah, Gracie, Angie, and Lou, and he was like a brother to them. He also enjoyed and had a great passion for fly fishing, spending many days on the lakes. He was also a great pool player and had a love for classic rock bands such as Kiss, Motley Crue, and his favorite band, Def Leppard.

David was blessed with a grandson, Wesley, December 28, 2018. He loved him greatly and was so proud to see him whenever he could. Wesley was a bright star in his eye.

David was preceded in death by his dad, Donald Allen, and uncle, Eugene Steffan.

He is survived by his mother, Irene Allen of Chinook MT; sister, Sharon Richardson of Havre, MT; son, Cole, and his wife, Chelsey Molyneaux, and grandson, Wesley; nieces, Sarah Reynolds of Ekalaka MT, Gracie and Allen Steele of Glendive MT, Angela and Daniel Flathers of Dickinson, ND, and Lucienda Richardson of Hamilton, MT. He is also survived by numerous great-nieces and great-nephews who loved him and many close friends that he made over the years in Chinook.

Funeral services will be Saturday January 4th, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Wilderness Funeral Home Chapel with military graveside honors at Kuper Memorial Cemetery in Chinook. Following will be a lunch with the pastor announcing.

 

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