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Richard W. Allen

Richard William (Pat) Allen, 74, Corydon, died Friday, May 6, 2011, at his home.
Born Sept. 17, 1936, in Corydon, he was the son of the late William H. and Dorothy H. Hines Allen.
He was an Army veteran, a retired machine operator at Tube Turns Co. in Louisville and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon.
Survivors include his wife, the former Jean C. Spalding; three sons, Ray and Tony Allen, both of Corydon, and John Allen of Leavenworth; two daughters, Cathy Powell of Mauckport and Diane Gravitt of Georgetown; a brother, Donnie Allen of Corydon; three sisters, Joann Conrad of Corydon, Janie Allen of New Salisbury and Jill Allen of New Albany; 12 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Visitation: Monday, May 9, from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., and Wednesday, May 11, after 9 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral Mass: Wednesday, May 11, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon with burial in the church cemetery. Milltown American Legion Post 332 will perform military graveside rites.
Officiant: Father Robert Hankee.
Pallbearers: Grandsons Matthew and Corey Powell, Grant and Garrett Gravitt, Nick, Cody, Zach and Patrick Allen.
Honorary pallbearers: Granddaughters Katie and Kelly Gravitt, Kari Allen and Kayla Haas, and great-granddaughter Kara Haas.
The family suggests memorial gifts to his church or Hosparus.

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