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Arnold Vernon Allen, Sr.  

Arnold Vernon Allen, Sr.

March 6, 1938 – November 10, 2013

Arnold Vernon Allen, Sr., 75, of Wilmington, DE and formerly of Elkton, MD passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 10, 2013.

Born on March 6, 1938 in Townsend, DE, he was the son of the late William E. and Margaret Leona (McNatt) Allen.

He was retired from Preston Trucking Company, where he dedicated many years as a mechanic.

Mr. Allen was a life member of the New Castle Moose Lodge.  He enjoyed reading and especially loved watching old western movies.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Cespedes; a sister, Ruth C. Beal and brother, Edward C. Allen.

He leaves many fond memories to his loving wife of 29 years, Doris L. (Cleaver) Allen; three children, Arnold V. Allen, Jr., Susan M. Brock and Judith L. Wrang; a sister, Mary E. Allen; two brothers, William H. Allen (Roberta) and Richard J. Allen; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and will especially be missed by his loving pure white Bischon Frise, “Lucy”.

Funeral services will be held 11:30 am on Thursday, November 14 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway in New Castle, DE, where friends may visit with the family from 10:00 – 11:30 am.  Inurnment will be held privately at Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, DE.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Allen’s memory to Manor Care Pike Creek, 5651 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE  19808.

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  1. loretta clark, November 11, 2013

    Doris , Love you and Arnold very much sorry for your loss I will miss Arnold

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  2. Jason Christman, November 11, 2013

    I’m sorry to hear Arnold had passed, He will be very greatly missed.

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  3. Dolores Baker, November 12, 2013

    My condolences to Mr.Allen’s family and friends. May precious memories bring smiles to your hearts and ease your sorrow. “And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection…” (Acts 24:15) May this hope be yours also, and bring you comfort.

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  4. Joanne Spike, November 12, 2013

    Doris, please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of Arnold. Though we haven’t been in touch lately, we will miss Arnold as much as many others will. God bless you and your family during your time of grief. We love you…Joanne and Stacey Spike

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  5. susan brock, November 13, 2013

    Dad I will always miss you and you will be in my heart always

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  6. susan brock, November 14, 2013

    PopPop we will miss you and you will be in our hearts always love your grandkids and great grandkids

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  7. Sandra McKee, November 16, 2013

    Doris and Family, I am sorry for your loss and I send my deepest condolences.

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