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Andrew Charles Allen, Jr.

June 26, 1945 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 75)

Obituary


Andrew Charles Allen Jr. passed away on July 20, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV. Andy was born on June 26, 1945 in Mineola, NY to Andrew C. Allen Sr. and Dolores Hall. After graduating high school, Andy joined the United States Navy, serving on the aircraft carrier, USS Yorktown, during his Navy service.  He served his nation during the Vietnam Conflict. He traveled much of the Asian coast, and enjoyed his stay in Hong Kong. He was proud and fastidious in flying the American flag in his front yard.  He loved this country and was proud to be an American.  As Andy neared the end of his enlistment, he married Georgia Melva Cameron in La Mesa, CA on August 19, 1967. They enjoyed fifty-two years of marriage together. They lived in San Diego County where he worked for San Diego Paint & Glass. After they moved to Las Vegas, he became the manage for Frazee Paint and continued with them for 33 years until his retirement.  Andy and Georgia later moved to Logandale, NV, where Andy enjoyed off-roading in the desert hills, and finding treasures in the desert to decorate his yard.
Andy loved sports, and enjoyed watching NASCAR racing and the Las Vegas Golden Knights. He loved coaching his son in soccer. He had a goofy personality and loved people. He cared for his garden and endeavored to keep his trees well-trimmed. He loved animals, and loved his pet dogs. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Andy is survived by his wife, Georgia Allen and his son, Shawn Allen. He is preceded in death by his father Andrew C. Allen Sr; his mother, Dolores Allen and his sister, Dolores McLaughlin.   The family would like to thank their neighbors and the Adams family specifically. 
There will be Graveside services at the Southern Nevada Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.  For current covid-19 requirements when visiting the cemetery please reference the following website: https://www.cem.va.gov/alerts.asp
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Services

Graveside Service
Wednesday
August 12, 2020

2:00 PM
Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery
1900 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Boulder City, NV 89005

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