James Allen, Jr

Obituary of James Thomas Allen, Jr



James Thomas Allen, Jr was born March 11, 1955 in Brooklyn, New York to James T. Allen and Dorothy (Craddock) Allen. He grew up in Sag Harbor, NY and attended Pierson High School there. He passed away on March 23, 2021 in Portland, Oregon with two of his sisters, one brother and five of his nephews by his side. 

As a young adult, James worked as a cook. He served in the United States Army from 1973-1976 which included some time stationed in Germany. He had a great love of Germany and the German culture. He traveled to Germany as often as he could and even learned to speak German. He had an associates degree in Law Enforcement and was employed as a police officer in several departments over the years and worked as a security guard up until 2018.

James was predeceased by his parents: James T Allen (Jauary 1997); Dorothy H. (Craddock) Allen (January 2012); and sisters: Monica Allen (September 1961); Barbara J. Keiser (April 1994).

James is survived by his siblings: Mildred A. Montaldo of Wilmington, NC.; Kathy E. Allen of Bozeman Mt.; Marion E. Abler of Forrestville Ca.; Timothy C. Allen of Leland NC.; Thomas M. Allen of Aurora Co.; and several nephews and neices.

His ashes will be spread in the mountains of Idaho at a date yet to be determined 

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