Virgil H. D. Allen, 80, of Youngsville, Pa., passed away Monday August 6, 2012, in Warren Manor, Warren, Pa.
He was born December 16, 1931, in Amarillo, Tx., a son of the late Walker and Genevieve Parker Allen.
Following graduation from Jamestown High School he served in the US Army from 1952-54 during the Korean War.
Prior to his retirement he was employed by Jamestown Metal Manufacturing as a spot welder and earlier had worked for Art Metal, Inc.
He was a member of the American Legion and John W. Tiffany Post 53 VFW.
Virgil has been a country music musician/singer for over 50 years playing in several bands including Internal Affairs, The Country Charts and Reno. He was an avid bowler, pool player and ball player. He also enjoyed gardening, camping and working on cars. He loved his family and will be sadly missed.
Surviving are his wife Janice Tillinghast Allen; children Linda Allen West, William W. D. (Holly) Allen, Cheryl Allen Fox, and Gayle Allen all of James-town and Brenda Allen (Scott) Barker of Virginia; a brother Malcolm (Martha) Allen of Jamestown and several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Enid Allen Carlson.
No funeral service or visitation will be observed.
Inurnment will be in Foster Cemetery, Lander, Pa.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or any Veterans or-ganization.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Virgil at www.lindfuneralhome.com.