Eddie "David" Allen of Bell, FL, passed away at home on Friday, November 8, 2019. He was 74 years old. David was born on June 29, 1945 to parents, Eddie D. Allen and Renee M. Allen Hooks in Jacksonville, FL and had been a resident of Bell since moving from Gainesville, FL 25 years ago. He proudly served his country in the US Army and was a member of the Primitive Baptist faith. He enjoyed farming, gardening and fishing but loved to go to his church.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Eddie Allen and Renee Hooks and his step-mother, Viola Allen Wilson. He is survived by his wife, Ginny Cannon Allen of Bell, FL; his daughter, Andrea (Bill) Howey of St. John, FL; his son, Dwight Allen of Gainesville, FL; his sisters, Corkie (Ronnie) Norman of Lawtey, FL and Geraldine (Floyd) Baker of CA; his brothers, Joe Allen of Jacksonville, FL and Billy (Joann) Allen of Gainesville, FL and his granddaughter, Julia Howey.
Funeral Services for Mr. Allen will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Rock Primitive Baptist Church in Brooker, FL with Pastor Sammy Harris officiating. Interment to follow at the Rock Primitive Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Vitas Hospice, High Springs, FL.