Billy D. Allen, of Waupaca, age 73, passed away on Friday, September 24, 2010, at Bethany Home. He was born in Altus, Oklahoma, on October 26, 1936, to the late Jerry and Eula (Scott) Allen. On October 24, 1967 he married Viola Larnard. Billy served in the U.S. Air Force. In his younger years he was very active in sports and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He will be sadly missed by his wife: Viola; children: Katheen Leslie of Plymouth, Patty Leslie of Waupaca; Dan Allen of Wautoma; grandchildren: Joey Boris, Koke, Losa and Amanda Podewils, sister: Gail Loghry of Colorado Springs, CO; brothers-in-law: John (Joan) Larnard of MA; Joe (Gladys) Larnard of NH. He is further survived by great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Jr. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in King. The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Bethany Home, 1226 Berlin Street, Waupaca.
The family would like to thank the staff at Bethany Home for all their kindness and care.