Mr. Johnny Richard Allen, age 72, passed away at his home Friday, April 22, 2022.
Mr. Allen was born September 22, 1949 in Dublin, Georgia; he was preceded in death by his parents, the late Walter Allen and Gladys Bracewell Allen. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served with the United States Army. He was retired from the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center as a Facility Safety Officer with 32 years of service. An avid outdoorsman, he was a member of the Whitewater Longhunters, Middle Georgia Gun Owners Association, the National Rifle Association, Contemporary Long Rifle Association and the Laurens County Sportsman Club. He was also a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church and was a founding member of Rock Springs Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Vicki Allen of Dublin; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Sam & Dana Allen of East Dublin and Wiley Allen of Dublin; two grandsons, Zach Jones of Macon and Jonas Richard Allen of East Dublin; a sister, June Young of Minter; a brother, Donnie Allen of Dublin; a sister-in-law, Allyn Josey of Dublin; a niece, Stephanie Young of Rockledge and two nephews, Jamey Young and Brad Young both of Minter.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Rock Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Richard Wyatt and Rev. Kevin Tanner officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Sam Allen, Wiley Allen, Jamey Young, Brad Young, Chris Moody and David Moyer.
Honorary pallbearers will include Donnie Allen, Jeff Bracewell, Ashley Warnock, Derek Young and Ernie Walker.