WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Thomas Arthur Allen, Jr., 70, of Warren, Ohio, died Saturday, April 13, 2019, at University Hospital of Cleveland.
He was born September 29, 1948, in Warren, Ohio, a son of the late Thomas Arthur Allen, Sr. and Irma (Bodosi) Allen.
Thomas was a 1966 graduate of Warren G. Harding.
He went on to serve in the United States Army over in Vietnam, where he earned a Purple Heart.
Thomas was employed as a firefighter at Warren City Fire Department, retiring as a captain after 27 years.
He was an avid reader and loved to go canoeing.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 20 years, Brenda Gail Allen of Warren, Ohio; mother, Irma Allen; sons, Thomas Arthur Allen III of Arizona and Todd A. (Heather) Allen of Warren, Ohio; daughters, Kimberly B (Neal) Moxley of Weaverville, North Carolina, Christina S. (Shawn Martin) Lininger of Girard, Ohio and Melinda L. Lininger of Lordstown, Ohio; grandchildren, Lilia, Gavin, Mackenzie, Shawn, Brandon, Morgan and Colton; a great-grandchild, Braxton and his sisters, Helen Smith, Judy Lyon and Gracie Busko.
He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Arthur Allen, Sr.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where Pastor Jim Dittmar will officiate.
Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until service time, 12:00 Noon, at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 17.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, April 16 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.